Butts Farmhouse

30 Jun 2001
Butts Farmhouse, Butts Bank, Broadwas, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6 5NH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


3/19 Butts Farmhouse 12.11.51


Farmhouse. C15, enlarged probably early C17; later extensions and alterations.

Timber-framed with painted brick infill, brick replacement walling and refacing, hipped tiled roofs, sandstone ashlar chimneys with diagonal brick shafts.

Probably a former cruck hall house; present main range of 2 framed bays, having inserted central hearth; bay to right of front elevations retained as hall of later house and L-shaped wing of 3 framed bays added at gable end; left bay extended forwards by a single framed bay; both additions have external stacks to their side elevations. Two storeys; dentilled eaves cornice to brick refacing of hall; projecting left bay is slightly jettied on moulded bressummer and console-brackets, and has small, square panels with some close-set vertical studding, 2 panels from sill to jetty, 3 from jetty to wall-plate; L-shaped wing of large square panels with straight braces at corners. Irregular fenestration; front elevation of hall has a C19 ground floor casement with cambered head, a gabled dormer with casement and a planked door with lean-to porch on timber uprights to left side; projecting left bay has paired casements with moulded architraves at ground floor level and first floor casement; L-wing has a ground & 2 first floor casements and also a ground floor casement in the angle with the main range. Interior Hall retains one full cruck; the roof is of double, trenched purlins and swept wind-braces; elsewhere queen strut trusses and single, trenched purlins. Inserted floor in hall. Projecting left bay has moulded plasterwork at ceiling edges on both floors. Main beams are stop-chamfered.

C19 outshut to rear in angle of L-wing; also C20 two storey extension to left gable end.

Listing NGR: SO7624655240


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