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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1054511



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lydham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Jan-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257075

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2/160 Lower Broughton Farmhouse -

GV II Farmhouse. Probably C15 with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Rendered timber frame, uncoursed rubble plinth and refaced end walls, rendered brick additions to rear, and graded slate roof. Former 2-framed bay open hall with screens passage, 2 framed bay low end and one framed bay high end. 2 storeys with gable-lit attic. Framing: square panels. Stack off- centre to left off-ridge to front. Stack to left at rear and end stack to C20 wing. 4-window front; 3 first floor C19 casements to right and glazing bar sash to left; early C19 ground floor glazing bar sash to left, and C20 bowed casement off-centre to right. Half-glazed door with gabled porch off-centre to left between first and second windows from left, and C19 boarded door to right with 3-light overlight. Exposed queen strut truss in right-hand gable end. Interior: queen strut roof trusses with V-struts above, trenched double purlins, windbraces, and smoke blackening in hall and screens bays; hall has central jointed-cruck truss with continuous chamfer, arch bracing to collar with V-struts above, and Alcock apex type E. Inserted stack and ground floor fire- place with moulded straight-sided arched lintel. Alcock,

Listing NGR: SO3136190597

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981)

National Grid Reference: SO 31361 90597


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