ROCKLEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1054405
Date first listed:
21-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
ROCKLEY FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROCKLEY FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Chirbury with Brompton
National Grid Reference:
SO2515094589

Details

SO 29 SE 12/2 21.3.68

BROMPTON AND RHISTON C.P. Rockley Farmhouse

GV II*

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Red brick (random and English bond) on chamfered plinth repaired in C18 and later red brick; machine tile roof. U-plan with gabled wings at each end to south and inner brick lean-to abutting. 2 storeys and attics; 1:2:1 windows; mid-C20 casements with blocked segmental arch to ground floor of left wing, right wing has infilled 2-light wooden mullion window to left return on first floor and remains of similar window below. Left lean-to (forming porch) has segmental outer arch and inner massive nail-studded plank door in double ovolo-moulded surround; benches to either side. Tall red brick stack to front wall abutting right lean- to, 2 prominent external lateral stacks to left gable and external lateral stack to right gable. Rear has massive external stack to back wall with 3 partly rebuilt rebated diagonal shafts. Gabled staircase projection to left with close-set vertical posts and position of former window to top. Rear wall of gable to right totally re-built in mid-C20 brick. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams with straight-cut and ogee stops. Timber framed cross walls (square panels) to ground and first floors. Square oak panelling to first floor in majority of rooms with Ionic pilasters to that in corridor. Wide oak spiral staircase with massive newel rises from ground floor to attic.

Listing NGR: SO2515094589

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
257333
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: 04 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14029/12
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