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Statutory Address:

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Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 35454 22771


SJ 32 SE; 8/37

KNOCKIN C.P., B4397 (north side), Little Heath Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled late C17 or early C18 and C19 with later additions and alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick infill, painted uncoursed limestone rubble and brick painted in imitation of timber frame; graded slate roofs. Original house apparently a T-plan consisting of hall range aligned east-west with gabled cross-wing projecting on west. Cross-wing demolished above tie beam level and incorporated in larger C19 range aligned east-west, which has contemporary rubblestone range at right-angles to south. One storey and attic to hall range, two storeys to C19 range. Framing: hall range has square panels, three from cill to three wall plate, to front and rear. Light timber frame to C19 range including long straight tension brace on north side. Brick painted black and white in imitation of timber frame. North side has two C20 fixed-light windows to hall range and C19 casement on each floor to left of C19 range, which also has small C19 window directly below eaves to right and C20 fixed-light window on ground floor to right. Red brick ridge stack with dentilled capping to centre or hall range and similar stack in two sections to C19 range. Full-height brick lean-to in angle between ranges and C19 brick lean-to to rear of hall range.

INTERIOR. Hall range has chamfered spine beam and heavy joists to left ground- floor room. Large central stack with infilled inglenook fireplace. Dairy to right front room. Oak winder staircase to first floor which has wide boarded oak floor boards and collar and tie beam truss to left. Higher range has chamfered ceiling beams on ground floor dating from original cross-wing. Exposed principal rafter and collar of roughly central collar and tie-beam truss (visible on first floor) shows that the range incorporates the substantial remains of a gabled cross wing aligned north-south.

Listing NGR: SJ3545422771


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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 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01313/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Myk Briggs. Source Historic England Archive
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