Little Cherkenhill

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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1516 IOE Records taken by D Pagett; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr D Pagett. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

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

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