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Hyssington Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5399 / 52°32'23"N

Longitude: -3.0132 / 3°0'47"W

OS Eastings: 331378

OS Northings: 294040

OS Grid: SO313940

Mapcode National: GBR B5.F4TP

Mapcode Global: VH75Q.QFD8

Entry Name: Hyssington Farm

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17357

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the SE side of Hyssington village, and reached by a short farm road. The house faces W on to the farm yard.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Locality: Hyssington

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Probably early C17, with extension to S added in the C18.

Exterior

Main range and cross-wing, the main range extended by a single bay to the S; outshut and gabled projection at rear. Roof of clay tiles on E side, slate on W side. Main range has axial brick stack with star-shaped flues. Main range now roughcast, but probably timber framed, with 2 casement windows under the wall plate, and a single small-paned casement in the lower storey. C20 door under projecting flat hood. Cross-wing is timber framed with close studding, a moulded girding beam, and with square panels above tie beam. Tie beam is jettied, with moulded soffit and supported on moulded brackets. Replaced casements in earlier openings in gable, and in the upper and lower storeys. C20 door with projecting flat hood. N wall of cross-wing roughcast, with lean-to in random rubble, which has corrugated metal roof and brick stack. Timber framing of rear wall of cross-wing largely renewed, or rebuilt in brick painted black to imitate timber. Replaced casement window in gable, and inserted casements in upper and lower storeys. Outshut roughcast on a stone platform, with lately inserted door. Gabled wing at rear is 2 storey with slate roof and end brick stack. On the S side an iron-framed casement window under wall plate, and an iron-framed casement in the lower storey under a stone segmental head. Extension of main range to S has end brick stack. In the front iron-framed casement under wall plate and double glazed doors under a wedge lintel. Rear wall roughcast.

Interior

Lobby entry plan with back-to-back fireplaces. Roof said to incorporate windbraces. Other internal features no longer visible.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for preserving the overall integrity of a C17 - C18 house, and for the high quality timber framing of its cross-wing.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Telephone Call-box on Green, Hyssington
    Located on the north-west edge of the small green at the centre of Hyssington village, on the east side of the lane that runs north-south through the village.
  • II Brynawel
    Situated in the centre of Hyssington, and adjoining a house to the left. Set back from a farm road by a low wall.
  • II Cefn Farmhouse
    On E side of Hyssington to Old Churchstoke road. The house faces W on to a farmyard with C20 buildings, and has a lean-to attached to the N gable which has a large oven.
  • II The Llanerch (also known as Park House)
    On S side of minor road between Churchstoke and Hyssington, entered through white gate posts opposite a farm track. House enclosed within a large garden with outbuilding on N side.
  • II Pultheley
    More, Shropshire, SY15
  • II Toll House Farmhouse
    More, Shropshire, SY15
  • II Great Brithdir Farmhouse
    Isolated farmhouse on the S side of Corndon Hill, and on the S side of the road between Hyssington and Old Churchstoke. The house is built on a sloping site and faces N on to the farmyard.

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