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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1301326



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


District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kington Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 150259

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7/1 Empton Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C17, with later C19 and C20 alterations. Square-panelled timber-framing with lozenge framing in gables of cross-wing. Part wattle and daub, part painted brick and part C20 infill, sandstone rubble plinth, part painted brick refacing, Welsh slate roof. L-plan with wings aligned north/south, east/west, and adjoining at south end, large main axial stack and further lateral stack to east, through-passage. Two storeys. West front: four 3-light casement windows to main wing, one similar window to left and two to right of C20 glazed lean-to porch, inner ledged door, gable end of cross-wing to right with 3-light casement. Interior retains good chamfered ceiling beams with ogee stops and retains three doorways with semi-circular shaped heads. The winder staircase which abuts the main central stack has a wooden octagonal-shaped newel post. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 95).

Listing NGR: SO2736753336

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 95

National Grid Reference: SO 27367 53336


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