There are plans to convert disused buildings at a Herefordshire farm into three new houses.

The redundant barns were put together in “piecemeal” fashion at Woodbrook Farm off the A4111 near Kington.

Teresa Heslop's proposed “light-touch” conversion would turn them into three adjoining two-bedroom homes while retaining much of the existing stone, brick and timberwork.

Slate roofs will be retained while corrugated metal roofs will be replaced with zinc and slate. External doors and windows would have “an agricultural rather than domestic look”.


Each house would have two parking spaces within the shared courtyard, and a small garden to the rear.

An ecological survey of the buildings found bat roosts, meaning a licence from Natural England will be required for the work.

Comments on the application, numbered 223766, can be made by January 12.