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Wychavon (District Authority)
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SO 94585 58753


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


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: 13 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/12012/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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