ELTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1302354
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1959
Statutory Address:
ELTON FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ELTON FARMHOUSE

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Elton
National Grid Reference:
SO4556970942

Details

ELTON CP ELTON

SO 47 SE 4/30 11.6.59

Elton Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Late C16, extended in early C17 with mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with brick and rendered infill on rubble and brick base, some brick replacement walling and partly roughcast; plain tiled roofs with brick ridge stack to central range. H-plan; main range of three framed bays aligned east/west with single-bay north-east wing. Main range has large chimney in its west bay and wing has external chimney on its east side. During the early Cl7 a cross-wing of two framed bays was added at the west end which has an external rubble chimney with off- sets and a brick stack on its west side. Between the wings, on the north side, a lean-to porch with a catslide roof was also added at this time. Two storeys. Framing: two rows of square panels per storey. C16 wing has a north end collar and tie-beam truss with four struts and a V-strut in the apex. Cl7 cross-wing has a north end collar and tie-beam truss with two collars, four struts to lower collar and two to upper collar. The lean-to porch has two rows of panels from sill to wall-plate. North front elevation: central porch has a 3-light C19 casement and a ledged and battened door. Left gable end has a 2-light C19 casement on both floors, the ground floor window has a plank weathering. The north gable end has a 3-light C19 casement on both floors. There is a weather- boarded lean-to addition with a catslide roof on the east side enclosing the external east chimney. Also adjoining the east end of the main range is a timber-framed wing of two bays with a doorway in its north front elevation. Interior: main range noted as having retained most of its internal framing and also has a large fireplace in the west bay. The two- bay east wing has a central upper open cruck truss with an upper king strut above the collar. The cruck blades are very slender and elbowed. (RCHM, Herefs, Vol III, p 57; BoE, p 128).

Listing NGR: SO4556970942

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
150209
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 57
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 128

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: 31 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14471/16
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