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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)
Hampton Bishop
National Grid Reference:
SO 53548 40397


The following building shall be added:

HAMPTON BISHOP TUPSLEY SO 54 SW 765-0/1/10004 Lower House Farmhouse 20/10/52 II Farmhouse. Circa late C16; altered circa mid C19. Timber-framed, mostly roughcast, on stone rubble plinth. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends with shaped bargeboards. Stone axial and lateral stacks with red brick shafts. PLAN: T-shaped on plan. Comprises a main W-E range with a central lobby entrance against an axial stack with back-to-back fireplaces and a cross-wing at the left [west] end with a large room at the front heated from a lateral stack at the side and a smaller room at the back with a winder staircase in the corner. The bay to the right [east] of the axial stack in the main range was rebuilt in the C19. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical 1:3 window south front; gabled cross-wing on left with jettied first floor with ball-shaped pendants at ends. C19 2,3 and 4-light casements with transoms, glazing bars and some leaded panes. Doorway to right of centre with ledged door and open porch with gabled canopy. At rear timber-frame exposed; gabled cross-wing on right with trellis-framing in the gable. Large stone lateral stack on west side. INTERIOR: Exposed wall-framing. Chamfered and ovolo-moulded ceiling beams with stops and chamfered wall-posts with shaped jowls. RCHME records battened door with ornamental strap hinges, another door made from late C16 or early C17 panelling, winder staircase ["probably ancient"] and queen-post roof over the west wing. SOURCE: RCHME, page 87.

Listing NGR: SO5354840397


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Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 87


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: 19 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/06530/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeff Andrews. Source Historic England Archive
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