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Great House and Attached Outbuilding Adjoining to Rear

A Grade II* Listed Building in Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3384 / 52°20'18"N

Longitude: -2.527 / 2°31'37"W

OS Eastings: 364189

OS Northings: 271278

OS Grid: SO641712

Mapcode National: GBR BT.TYBG

Mapcode Global: VH84F.4HX7

Entry Name: Great House and Attached Outbuilding Adjoining to Rear

Listing Date: 6 October 1952

Last Amended: 27 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149279

Location: Knighton on Teme, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR15

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Knighton on Teme

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Teme Valley North

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 67 SW

1/86 Great House and
attached outbuilding
6.10.52 adjoining to rear (Formerly
listed as Great House)


Farmhouse, now house, and adjoining outbuilding. c1600, remodelled c1709
with further mid-C19 alterations. Part timber-framed with rendered infill
and brick replacement walling, part handmade brick; plain tiled roofs. U-
plan; original part of four framed bays aligned north-west/south-east with
large sandstone chimney with three square brick ridge stacks inserted in
former through-passage to form lobby-entry plan; brick bay added at south-
east gable end with south-west return and external chimney with three square
stacks to south-east side; a matching wing was added to the north-west bay of
the original part. Two storeys and attic; shaped brick gables to additions;
three-course band with central cogged course between main storeys of original
part and also at attic level in south-east addition stepped to form hood above
windows and continued around external chimney; moulded bargeboards at north-
west gable end. Framing: exposed to rear north-east elevation and north-west
gable end mainly at first floor level; three rows of panels from girding-beam
to wall-plate, long straight braces across lower corners; north-west gable end
has jettied attic and first floor level with moulded bressummers on shaped
brackets; collar and tie-beam truss with two collars, eight struts beneath
lower collar, two beneath upper collar and shaped strut in apex. South-west
front elevation: central part has two ground floor casements (one has a
cambered head), two first floor 2-light stone-mullioned windows and a 2-
light casement; central entrance has a moulded brick surround of flanking
pilasters, corbelled out from wall with entablature above and large finials;
C18 studded door has semi-circular arched head and date stone above inscribed
with initials "W C", a rose beneath flanked by initials "E" and "E" and date
"1709" below. Left gable end has a ground floor 20-pane sash and a 9-pane
first floor sash, both with cambered heads. Right gable end has a ground and
first floor 4-light stone-mullioned window and similar 3-light window in attic;
there are also two ground and two first floor 2-light stone-mullioned windows
in the angle with the central part; one first floor window is blind. Interior:
ogee stop-chamfered main ceiling beams; large back-to-back fireplaces; horizontal
sliding sash to rear south-east is said to have date "1816" inscribed on it;
dog-leg staircase with turned balusters. A three-bay brick outbuilding adjoins
to rear of north-west bay; two levels; three-course band with central cogged
course between levels; single-course band at eaves level of north-east end.
Main south-east elevation has a 3-light casement, a square light and a through
archway adjacent to the house; upper level has a 2-light casement, a rectangular
light and a central door approached by external steps (BoE, p 209).

Listing NGR: SO6418971278

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