- 25 Jun 2000
- Little Cherkenhill, Leigh, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
LEIGH SMITH END GREEN SO 75 SE 2/931 Little Cherkenhill 28.10.87 GV II House, probably late medieval with C16 and C17 alterations and additions and late Cl9 front wing. Red brick, partly timber-framed in rear wing, with plain- tile roof and brick end and rear lateral stacks. 2 storeys. Late C19 3-window front range has plinth and 3 gables facing, that to centre lower and set back, and that to right further back. 2 light casements with top-lights that to centre projecting on brick corbels with small pentice roof. Large central wooden glazed porch with part-glazed door carved barge boards and gabled plain-tile roof.
4 light window to left and two 2-light windows to right. Cambered brick heads with brick keir stacks. In centre, on roof towards rear of this wing, a square wooden glazed lantern with plain-tile pyramidal roof and weathervane. The earlier rear wing has hipped roof to right side with 2 early Cl9 3 light casements to first floor and further 2- and 3-light casements. Square-panel timber-framing is partly visible to rear where also a large brick lateral stack and lean-to.
Interior of rear wing has closed cruck truss, partly cut away, and a 3 x 3-bay cross-beam floor, probably inserted C16. Further timber-framing with massive braces is partly visible in North East gable wall, now internal. Forms a group with outbuildings and hop kiln approximately 1O metres north-west. (q.v.)
Listing NGR: SO7732652071
© Mr D Pagett. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Pagett, D
Rights Holder: Pagett, D
Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Cruck House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling