LADY ARBOUR FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1301625
Date first listed:
19-Aug-1953
Statutory Address:
LADY ARBOUR FARMHOUSE, OFF A4111

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Location

Statutory Address:
LADY ARBOUR FARMHOUSE, OFF A4111

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Eardisley
National Grid Reference:
SO3070148361

Details

EARDISLEY CP SO 34 NW 6/44 19.8.53

off A 411 (west side)

Lady Arbour Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Late C17, altered mid-C19 and mid-C20. Rubble with hipped stone tiled roof and swept, overhanging bracketed eaves. Roof re-tiled circa 1940 and brick stack to main ridge rebuilt. There are also original rubble end chimneys which have handmade brick stacks and segmental-arched blind arcading with impost bands. Two storeys, attic with dormer and cellar. Four bays. Windows have C19 ashlar sills, ground floor windows have C19 hoodmoulds with returns. Windows on main storeys are all of mullion and transom type, some with original solid frames; the window in the third bay of the ground floor has been replaced with a 3-light casement. Central hipped- roofed dormer with 2-light casement. Main entrance in second bay has a C19 gabled painted brick porch with a four-centred archway, double doors and, within, an original C17 door. At the left end is a single-storey and attic service wing of five bays. There is a small area of timber-framing with brick infill in the front elevation. The fenestration is irregular and has largely inserted C20 casements. There is also a C20 gabled timber porch. At the rear left end is a two-bay rubble wing, the lower part of the walls is C17 or earlier. Adjoining the right end of the main house is a three-bay single-storey converted pigsty. It has two 2-light C20 casements and a door in its front elevation. Interior: timber-framed internal walling survives with rendered infill. Main ceiling beams are stop-chamfered. Some original panelling and doors retained, also original dog-leg staircase with moulded handrail and square moulded newels. The house was built on an E-plan, the central rear wing housing the staircase; the space between the wings has since been filled in, probably during-the C19. (RCHM, III, p 56, item 59).

Listing NGR: SO3070148361

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
150598
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 56

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: 20 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13054/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian F. Squires. Source Historic England Archive
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