Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1301212

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1987



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County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills (District Authority)

Parish: Leigh

National Grid Reference: SO 77326 52071


LEIGH SMITH END GREEN SO 75 SE 2/931 Little Cherkenhill 28.10.87 GV II House, probably late medieval with C16 and C17 alterations and additions and late Cl9 front wing. Red brick, partly timber-framed in rear wing, with plain- tile roof and brick end and rear lateral stacks. 2 storeys. Late C19 3-window front range has plinth and 3 gables facing, that to centre lower and set back, and that to right further back. 2 light casements with top-lights that to centre projecting on brick corbels with small pentice roof. Large central wooden glazed porch with part-glazed door carved barge boards and gabled plain-tile roof. 4 light window to left and two 2-light windows to right. Cambered brick heads with brick keir stacks. In centre, on roof towards rear of this wing, a square wooden glazed lantern with plain-tile pyramidal roof and weathervane. The earlier rear wing has hipped roof to right side with 2 early Cl9 3 light casements to first floor and further 2- and 3-light casements. Square-panel timber-framing is partly visible to rear where also a large brick lateral stack and lean-to. Interior of rear wing has closed cruck truss, partly cut away, and a 3 x 3-bay cross-beam floor, probably inserted C16. Further timber-framing with massive braces is partly visible in North East gable wall, now internal. Forms a group with outbuildings and hop kiln approximately 1O metres north-west. (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SO7732652071


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Legacy System number: 153377

Legacy System: LBS

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