GREATHOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1157718
Date first listed:
29-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
GREATHOUSE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREATHOUSE FARMHOUSE

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 77064 53482

Details

LEIGH CP BROCKAMIN SO 75 SE 2/51 Greathouse Farmhouse 29.7.59 - II House. Early C18. Brick in Flemish bond with limestone dressings and hipped tile roof. A symmetrical composition of two storyes with attic and five bays. The outer quoins, and the quoin strips which frame the central bay, have broken dentilled cornices. The windows are boxed sashes with glazing bars, stone sills, and segmental brick heads with carved keystones. The central window on the first floor has a round head with Gothick glazing, and an architrave with moulded imposts and carved apron. The keystone is carved with a wheatsheaf. At attic level the parapet has blind recesses with segmental heads, keystones, and stone sills which align with the broken cornice. In the central bay there is an oculus and the parapet coping is curved to resemble an open segmental pediment. The early C19 doorway has a round head with Gothick fanlight and a timber doorcase and an open pediment on console brackets. Chimneys to left and right towards rear. Interior: early C19 stair rises on three sides of an open well and has stick balusters and turned newels. Blocked inglenook in right-hand rear room. Rear hall has doorway set within blocked round arch with mask keystone.

Listing NGR: SO7706453482

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
153365
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 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10154/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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