HIGH GABLES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054209
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
HIGH GABLES

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGH GABLES

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Weston Rhyn
National Grid Reference:
SJ 29755 37005

Details

WESTON RHYN C.P. GLEDRID SJ 23 NE 1/102 High Gables II Farmhouse, now house. Probably early C17 with later additions and alterations, extended c.1890. Roughcast timber frame; graded slate roof. L-plan comprising hall range of 2 framed bays with single-bay gabled cross-wing slightly projecting to right; late C19 two-storey addition to left of hall range. One storey and attic. Irregular fenestration a mixture of C19 and early C20 casements, fixed-light windows and 4-paned sashes, one with tested lights; one to left of hall range with another in gabled half-dormer directly above; one to first floor of cross-wing and 2 below with another in hall range immediately to left of lean-to in angle between ranges, which is probably on site of original entrance. Wide flat-roofed C20 dormer in roof slope directly above in line with large red brick axial ridge stack with moulded capping. Present entrance to right wall of cross-wing, which has projecting double-purlin ends to gables. Low lean-to former dairy to rear. Interior Ground-floor room of cross-wing has 2 deep-chamfered cross beams and flat heavy joists, all with straight-cut stops. Massive chamfered wooden lintel to infilled inglenook fireplace to left and steps down to dairy in back wall. Doorway with shaped head to hall range, whole of right bay of which, except for passage, is occupied by stack. Left room has inglenook fireplace and deep-chamfered cross beam and heavy joists. Double-purlin roof with collar and tie beam trusses partly exposed to hall range and similar roof to cross-wing with V-struts from collar to rear gable. Late C19 addition is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ2975537005

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
255816
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 27 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01909/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Garton - Jones. Source Historic England Archive
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