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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: 1167685



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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kidderminster Foreign

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157076

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KIDDERMINSTER FOREIGN CP HOARSTONE LANE (west side) SO 77 NE 5/86 Hoarstone Farmhouse 25.2.58 GV II* Farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled early C18, with some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame partially clad in brick and sandstone ashlar. Garden front of brick; two projecting cross-wings with two-storey gabled porch in angle to right and dentilled band to ground floor. Two storeys with attic to right-hand cross-wing formerly lit by a blocked 3-light window. First floor: one plus two plus one plus one windows: tripartite glazed sash under segmental head cut through a wider segmental head; single-light and 4-light casement; 3- light casement, two lights blocked; 3-light casement under segmental head. Ground floor: one plus one plus two windows: 16-pane sash under wider seg- mental head; 3-light casement under wider segmental head; 2-light casement and a 3-light casement under segmental head. Entrance to left of central window has a C19 studded plank door, entrance in left-hand return front of porch has a C17 studded door. Lateral stack on left-hand cross-wing of ashlar has two 6-point star-plan brick shafts retaining decorative brick caps. To rear a sandstone ashlar wing with stone mullioned windows, first floor slightly jettied over ground floor. Framing: four square panels high with straight tension braces. Interior: two exceptional panelled rooms in left-hand cross-wing. Ground floor: overmantel with pair of dragons in high relief over arcade with series of human figures below; panelling of oak grained (in C18?). First floor: similar overmantel, unpainted panelling with fluted frieze.

Listing NGR: SO7938676799

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National Grid Reference: SO 79386 76799


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