Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054636

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: COTON FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: COTON FARMHOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ruyton-XI-Towns

National Grid Reference: SJ 37890 21924



8/121 Coton Farmhouse - 23.1.87 - II

Farmhouse. Early C17, partially remodelled in C18 and 1886. Timber framed with red brick infill and rebuilding; roughcast to west side and to south gables, which have late C19 yellow brick cladding to ground and first floors; slate roofs, hipped to east return of main range. Basic T-plan with gabled range on west and gables in angle on south(central smaller) forming roughly symmetrical front. 2 storeys and attics. Framing: exposed above sandstone and red brick lean-to in angle to rear and to east side and north gable end of main gabled range, which has regularly coursed and dressed sandstone rubble below tie beam: close-set vertical posts with middle rail and upper and lower collars. Positions of infilled windows visible to main range. South front has one late C19 sash below each gable and prominent bay windows to left and right. Central entrance through gabled porch with chamfered pointed arch and datestone "RRM 1886" above. Five C17 grotesque heads and brackets survive at tie beam level of gables. West front of gabled range has three C19 glazing bar sashes to first floor and one to lower left. Central doorway and contemporary canted bay window to right. Prominent red brick ridge stack with 4 attached and rebated shafts and toothed capping at junction with main range and internal end stack (also with toothed capping) to left. Prominent C18 integral red brick end stack to east end of main range. Interior. Many orginal features concealed by C19 remodelling but timber frame fragmentarily exposed throughout and boxed-in ceiling beams survive to ground and first floors. Ladder-type staircase to small first- floor room to rear and oak winder staircase to attic. Several plank doors. C17 roof structure apparently complete. Main gabled range has collar and tie beam roof in 3 bays with chamfered double purlins and straight windbraces.

Listing NGR: SJ3789021924


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

Legacy System number: 256673

Legacy System: LBS

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