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Statutory Address:

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Lydbury North
National Grid Reference:
SO 32832 85831



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House. Probably C14 with circa 1600 alterations; C19 refacing, partial rebuilding, and addition to right. Timber framed with coursed limestone rubble refacing, partial rebuilding and addition; eaves raised probably in late C19 to slate to roof. L-plan with probable former open hall of 2 framed bays and projecting gabled cross wing to left. 2 storeys. Ridge stack off-centre to right with late C20 brick cap, C19 semi-integral end stack to right of squared and course limestone with red brick cap and integral C19 lateral stack to cross wing at left. 3 window front; C19 two-light metal casements; boarded door in angle of cross wing to left, C19 stone porch with hipped slate roof. Cross wing to left with rendered blocked attic window, first floor C19 metal cross window and ground floor C19 3-light metal casement. Interior: former open hall with 3 smoke-blackened full cruck trusses. Central truss with continuous chamfer, and arched braced collar with V-struts and wattle and daub panels above; right hand truss with missing tie, collar and Alcock apex type B; left hand truss not easily visible at time of resurvey (June 1984). Roof rebuilt and eaves raised in C19 but former trenched purlins were re-used; large inserted circa 1600 stack in central bay. Circa 1600 chamfered cross beam ceiling in left-hand bay of former open hall; probably C16 newel staircase in cross wing. The right-hand C19 bay may represent the reduction of a former cross wing, though if so it is not clear which end was the screens passage and which the solar. N.W. Alcock, Cruck Construction. An Introduction and Catalogue, C.B.A. research report No.42, 1981, p.96.

Listing NGR: SO3283285831


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Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 96


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: 13 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12456/26
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