LOWER LEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101784
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
LOWER LEY FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOWER LEY FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Westbury-on-Severn
National Grid Reference:
SO 75121 16072

Details

SO 71 NE WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN LOWER LEY



8/202 Lower Ley Farmhouse



II

Farmhouse; C16, C17, C18; timber-framing, on stone plinth, rendered infill, tiled roof; brick rear wing, English bond. Cross passage hall wing, cross wing, with long back wing at other end: 2 storey. Cross wing on left, high stone plinth, jettied first floor and gable, tension braces to each floor; each floor 2 panels high between braces. 3-light C20 window ground floor, 2- light first floor: mortices in underside of gable jetty for original canted oriel. Brick chimney on left corner of gable. Hall range, sill lower, 3-panel high timber-framing: 2-light C20 window to hall, 3-centred head to cross-passage door: original moulded sill to first floor window. At right a lean-to brick extension to front. Ridge chimney to left of cross passage. Internally large fireplace to hall; heavy chamfers to ceiling beams in hall and cross wing, small chamfers to exposed joists. Truss to right of cross passage built for lower roof and heightened when rest of hall range rebuilt. Remains of stone spiral stair found between chimney and front wall, covered by later straight flight. Rear wing 6 bays, principal rafter tenoned into brace from wallplate to floor beam. Wing originally contained the cider mill.

Listing NGR: SO7512116072

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
354283
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16735/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Alison Claybourne. Source Historic England Archive
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