BIRCH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1157617

Date first listed: 21-May-1987

Statutory Address: BIRCH HOUSE, A49

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BIRCH HOUSE, A49

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Much Birch

National Grid Reference: SO 50519 30484

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 155665

Legacy System: LBS

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