THE BCH ARCHIVE
LOCAL HISTORY FOR
And The Surrounding District
Entry Name: Troy Chimneys
Location: Castlemorton, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR13
District: Malvern Hills
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Listing Date: 25 March 1968
Last Amended: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 153182
Source ID: 1098865
CASTLEMORTON CP - SO 73 NE 4/41 Troy Chimneys (formerly listed as 25.3.68 Church House) GV II
formerly Troy Chimneys,
formerly Church House (and probably Pullins in 1971 Census)
Moore and Sons are instructed sell by auction at the Star Hotel. Upton-on Severn, Wednesday, 1st March. 1939. 3.30 p.m.: the attractive black and white small country residence “Church House”, about 5 ½ miles from Upton-on-Severn and 7 from Malvern, together with a pasture orchard, in all nearly 2 ½ acres. Vacant possession of house and garden. Further particulars of Messrs. Romney am: Fraser. Solicitors. Malvern or of the Auctioneers, Tewkesbury and Upton-on Severn. Published: Saturday 04 February 1939
Newspaper: Gloucester Citizen
The 1885 OS Map shows this as the previous Vicarage.
House. Probably c1500 with C17 additions. Timber-framing with tile roof.L-plan. One storey with attic. North wall of C17 wing; aligned east/west framed in square panels. To the left of the door it has a window, with a second window to the right under the eaves The east wall of the main range, aligned north/south, is framed in irregular square panels and has one window. To its left is a curved brace. The ends of two inserted ceiling beams are visible. Chimneys on east gable of wing and north gable of main range. This latter gable wall has jowled principal posts, and an attic window between the tie-beam and collar of the truss. The west wall of the main range has a ground floor window with an attic dormer above. To the left is a gabled porch which covers a flight of steps to a cellar.
To the right are C20 extensions. Interior: truss to south of north wall of main range Visible on first floor. This has an arch-braced collar, with one brace now removed, and curved wind-braces. The two other trusses, in this range are cruck trusses.