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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: 1054682



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Knockin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 256585

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KNOCKIN C.P. B.4397 (north side) SJ 32 SE

8/37 Little Heath Farm- - house

- II

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, 2 storeys to C19 range. Framing: hall range has square panels, 3 from cill to 3 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 2 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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National Grid Reference: SJ 35454 22771


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