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Statutory Address:

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

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


SO 29 NE; 8/30

CHIRBURY C.P. - Lower Ridge Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, extended C17 and eaves raised late C18 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with plaster and painted brick infill and painted rubblestone to gable ends, slate roofs. Original plan a 2-cell cottage with end stack to left, later extended to form baffle-entry plan of four framed bays; eaves of C17 addition raised late C18. One storey and gable-lit attic to two right bays and two storeys to left bays. Framing: two tall rectangular panels to original wall-plate with later horizontal timbers, one small rectangular panel above to C17 addition. Windows all late C20 casements, two on each floor to left part and one on right to right section; late C19 porch at junction between 2 sections has boarded inner door; late C20 red brick axial ridge stack to left of right section with external stack to left gable end of C17 part. INTERIOR: timber frame exposed to original back wall; 2 chamfered spine beams with stepped stops and joists to right ground-floor room, which has inglenook fireplace with moulded wooden lintel; deep-chamfered spine beams with straight-cut stops to two other ground-floor rooms. Roof trusses covered by plasterboard at time of re-survey (November 1985). Prominent C20 Lean-to addition to rear is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SO2844398424


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14030/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Helmut Schulenburg. Source Historic England Archive
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