Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054597

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Statutory Address: ASTERTON HOUSE


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Statutory Address: ASTERTON HOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Myndtown

National Grid Reference: SO3981991072


SO 39 SE 7/22 21.3.68



Farmhouse. C.1600, extended and re-modelled c.1700 with later additions and alterations. Rubblestone walls probably concealing timber frame, random slate roofs and integral end stacks with red brick shafts. Probably originally of 3 framed bays, extended by a lower rubblestone portion to the west (see the straight joint between the 2 sections). 2 storeys; 3 C19 casements irregularly spaced, 2 to main range and one to lower portion on each floor; 2 entrances, the lower under C19 gabled porch. Interior. Cross wall to right of main entrance with rectangular panelling (c.1600), Inglenook fireplace to left with massive beam above; stop chamfered parallel beams and heavy unchamfered joists to the original part, flagstone floors; on the first floor the bay divisions are exposed, showing that the roof has been raised and formerly had windbraces.

Listing NGR: SO3981991072


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

Legacy System number: 256867

Legacy System: LBS

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