Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1301758

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1952

Statutory Address: COURT FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: COURT FARMHOUSE

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon (District Authority)

Parish: Himbleton

National Grid Reference: SO 94585 58753


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HIMBLETON CP HIMBLETON SO 95 NW 6/159 (19/3) Court Farmhouse 29.12.52 GV II

Farmhouse. Late C16 with late C19 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on lias limestone rubble and brick plinth; brick replacement walling and additions painted to resemble timber- framing; plain tiled roofs. Four framed bays aligned east/west with single- bay wing to rear east end bay; central two-bay hall has rear external chimney with brick stack and porch wing; C19 additions include a single-bay extension to the west end service bay with a gable-end chimney and bread oven; another porch wing to the front of the east end bay, and a two-bay cross-wing at the east gable end. Two storeys, attic and cellar. Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate; large swept brace at front, lower left corner of hall; porch has jettied first floor and attic with moulded bres- summers and, above, a tie-beam truss with two struts, a rail in-between, and a V-strut in the apex; rear wing gable end has two rows of panels at first- floor level; the central two panels of the lower row have a small convex brace across their inner corners; above is a collar and tie-beam truss with three struts and a concave V-strut in the apex. South front elevation: ground floor has a 2-light and a 4-light casement; first floor has three 2-light casements; porch wing has open front entrance, 5-light left side window and 3-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window on right side; C17 door within has ogee moulding on lintel; C19 addition to left side has an outshut to front elevation; C19 porch wing has a 4-panelled door with a flat canopy on consoles, a 2-light first-floor casement with a cambered head, and an attic light; C19 cross-wing gable end has a ground- and first- floor 3-light casement with cambered heads. Interior not inspected. A C19 verandah on moulded posts adjoins the hall part at the rear; to the right of it sandstone and brick steps lead to an upper level door in the C19 service bay. (VCH 3 (ii), p 391).

Listing NGR: SO9459458756


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913), 391

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