DERELICT PAIR OF COTTAGES ABOUT 160 METRES EAST NORTH EAST OF LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1111811

Date first listed: 02-Aug-1993

Statutory Address: DERELICT PAIR OF COTTAGES ABOUT 160 METRES EAST NORTH EAST OF LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: DERELICT PAIR OF COTTAGES ABOUT 160 METRES EAST NORTH EAST OF LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

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District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Preston on Wye

National Grid Reference: SO3878341828

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PRESTON-ON-WYE -

SO 34 SE 1562-/4/10000

Derelict pair of cottages about 160 metres E NE of Lower House Farmhouse

- II

House subdivided into 2 cottages. Circa late C15 early C16, hall floored in circa late C16 or early C17 and subdivided into 2 cottages in C18/19. Timber-framed with wattle-and-daub panels; weatherboarded and partly rebuilt in stone rubble. Gable-ended roof clad in corrugated steel sheets. PLAN: Surviving high end of a medieval hall house, comprising 1 bay of an open hall with parlour and solar to left (N) separated by closed truss. In circa late C16 or early C17 hall was floored and in the C18/19 the house was subdivided into 2 cottages, when axial partitions and stairs were inserted and a stack was built into the west front wall. EXTERIOR:2 storeys. S front is stone on ground floor and weatherboarded above and has doorway to left and right. The rear east has much exposed timber-framing with square panels infilled with wattle-and-daub and with large tension brace on right. S end stone ground floor, sheet steel above. N end is weatherboarded above lean-to outshut. Cruck-trusses partly exposed in both end gables. INTERIOR: 2 bays, N bay is solar and parlour, S bay originally open to roof. 3 full cruck trusses, centre truss closed; centre and N truss with dovetail lapped collars; hall S truss with curved braces to higher tenoned collar; trenched diagonal ridgepiece; chamfered side purlins on backs of cruck blades; common rafters mostly intact. S bay is smoke-blackened and has inserted floor with deeply-chamfered axial beam with straight stops and unchamfered joists. N bay (parlour) has large chamfered axial joists, closely spaced. Remains of shoulder-headed doorway in hall-parlour partition. Both rooms have later axial partitions and staircases and a shared stone lateral stack on the front west wall.

Listing NGR: SO3878341828

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