Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078235

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1994

Statutory Address: PIPE ELM FARMHOUSE, A4103


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Statutory Address: PIPE ELM FARMHOUSE, A4103

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills (District Authority)

Parish: Leigh

National Grid Reference: SO 77569 50688


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The following building shall be added:

LEIGH A 4103 SO 75 SE Leigh Sinton 1431-0/2/10003 Pipe Elm Farmhouse II

Farmhouse. Circa early C17, extended C18 and early C19 and refashioned later in the C19. Timber-framed, extended in brick, front and ends roughcast. Plain tile roof with gabled ends and crested ridge tiles, the east extension taller and with parapeted gable ends. Brick axial, rear lateral and gable-end stacks. PLAN: 2-bay timber frame on left [west], the left bay narrower and partitioned axially, the right bay heated from a stack on the right gable end [now an axial stack]. In the C18 a tall brick 2-storey, 1-room-plan extension was built at the right [east] end and in circa early C19 a kitchen wing was built behind the original timber-framed part on the left. Later in the C19 the front was refashioned in a picturesque Gothic style, a front porch was built and outshuts were added at the back. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, right bay taller 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window south front. Late C19 2 and 3-light wooden mullion-transom windows with horizontal glazing bars, 3 on first floor with small gables breaking eaves with ornate shaped and pierced bargeboards with pendants. Gabled porch at centre with similar bargeboards and moulded pointed arch doorway with panelled and glazed door. Attic windows in gable ends, the right end has a platband. At rear exposed timber flame at centre with brick nogging, lateral stack and outshut on left and wing on right with 16-pane sash and 3-light casement with glazing bars on its inner face and an outshut on its gable end. INTERIOR: Centre and left rooms have chamfered axial beams, the centre room's deeply chamfered and with broach stop; centre room has large fireplace with C19 chimneypiece. Room on right has plastered over axial beam, Victorian slate chimneypiece and C18 fielded 2-panel door. Chamber over left room has chamfered axial beam. Attics ceiled but queen-strut truss and large purlins exposed. Intact C18 roof over right extension with 2 tiers of large purlins, diagonal ridgepiece and common rafters.

Listing NGR: SO7756950688


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Legacy System number: 355184

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