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Statutory Address:

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

County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Much Birch
National Grid Reference:
SO 50519 30484


MUCH BIRCH CP A 49 (south side) SO 53 SW 5/69 Birch House - II House. Early to mid-C19. Sandstone and stucco with hipped Welsh slate roof and sandstone stacks. Rectangular plan with main garden front facing south-east. Cellar and two storeys. South-east elevation has four windows, glazing bar sashes with hoodmoulds. Ground floor has similar but deeper windows except for a French casement to the left-hand side. Weathered pilasters with recessed panels are attached to corners. Plan band. Wrought iron piers support full-width concave-roofed canopy across ground floor. Side elevations have similar windows but with four-centred heads and hood- moulds to both storeys. Ground and first floor windows next to corners of main front are blind behind glazing bars. Entry through porch with triangular head in north-east return. Interior has hall with stained glass in fanlight and cornice decorated with palmettes. Dining Room has cornice with egg-and-dart and rosettes. Two-flight dog-leg staircase has stick balusters, mahogany handrail and carved tread ends. Cellar is stone vaulted.

Listing NGR: SO5051930484


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

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Date: 08 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04636/13
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