- 19 Jun 2000
- Home Farmhouse, Allensmore, Herefordshire, HR2 9AJ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ALLENSMORE CP - SO 43 NE 3/8 Home Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Probably C17 with later alterations and additions. Sandstone rubble and brick with hipped tiled and corrugated iron roofs and diagonal brick stacks. L-plan with one arm to north-north-east and the other to east-south-east. One storey and attic. South elevation has three windows, early C20 gabled dormers with 2-light casements. Beneath them, three glazing bar sashes. Late C20 glazed porch to left of centre conceals late C17 or early C18 door with six panels. Small lean-to C20 porch in -breeze block in front of right hand side. To left is a late C18 to early C19 brick catslide lean-to enveloping a former end stack. West elevation has, above the lean-to, two gabled dormers with casements, probably C18, glazed with quarries. Attached to the left is a brick mid-C19 granary and stable block. Interior has pegged king-post trusses to south range. Catslide roofed western extension has five bays and half-trusses each with one vertical post tied back to the bottom of each principal. Granary and stable block has mid-C19 king-posts carrying raking struts to principals. Immediately to the east of Home Farmhouse is the site of Allensmore Court which was demolished c1957. This represented an unusually close juxtaposition of a small country house and its home farm.
(RCHM, Vol I, p 16).
Listing NGR: SO4648835363
© G. Jane Fleet. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Fleet, G. Jane
Rights Holder: Fleet, G. Jane
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