The Conery

29 Jun 2006
The Conery, Bishops Castle, South Shropshire, Shropshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following building shall be added to the list:-


5/10001 The Conery - II

Farmhouse. Circa early C17 remodelled C18 or C19. Timberframe, stone and brick, roughcast rendered. Slate roof with gabled ends. Gable end and rear lateral stack, S end stack with later brick shaft.

PLAN: Probably originally a 2-room and through passage plan, the left room the hall with a lateral stack at the back, the right-hand room possibly originally unheated but now with a gable end stack. The putative through passage has been blocked, the hall subdivided and an outshut has been built at the left (N) end. The front wall appears to have been rebuilt forward to form a deeper plan.

EXTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical W front. Large 16-pane sash on right, smaller 2-light casement under eaves to left of centre and 3-light casement on ground floor to left with glazing bars. Lean-to outshut on left (N) end with plank door to left and casements above.

Rear (E) has large lateral stack on right with truncated shaft and lean-to ovens on either side; Small 2-light casements on left. S gable end has gabled porch with semi-circular fanlight and plank door.

INTERIOR: Right (S) room has chamfered axial beams, unchamferedjoists and fireplace with pilastered chimneypiece with moulded shelf Left-hand (N) room has chamfered axial beam and chamfered joists with straight cut stops and fireplace with C19 brick oven and copper. Jowled wall post in N end wall supporting what is claimed to be sleeping platform. Wall framing and large purlin exposed in chamber.

Listing NGR: SO3343686964


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1970 IOE Records taken by Richard Summers; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Summers. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Summers, Richard

Rights Holder: Summers, Richard


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