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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: 1054956



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hopesay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 28-May-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257646

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HOPESAY C.P. BROOME SO 48 SW 5/141 No. 2 - 21.3.68 [formerly listed as No.2 (former blacksmith's)] ] GV II

House. C14 or C15, partly remodelled late C17 with considerable late C20 alterations. Timber framed of cruck construction with rendered and painted brick infill on rendered rubblestone plinth; oak shingle hanging to first floor and asbestos slate roof. Original plan an open-hall house of at least 3 cruck-framed bays, floored over in late C17, eaves raised and considerably altered mid-to late C20. 2 storeys. Framing: partly visible to ground floor: irregular square and rectangular panels with long straight tension braces; cruck truss partly visible to right gable end. Three late C20 case- ments to first floor, centre and right with gables breaking eaves and one to centre on ground floor to right of C19 boarded door. One early C19 leaded casement survives to rear. Former roof line visible to left gable end, which has late C20 red brick top to integral rubblestone end stack, the width of which is indicated by stone to front wall. Interior: 2 true cruck trusses exposed (that to right gable end not visible internally), right with cambered collar and left with peg-holes for former arch-bracing. Ground-floor rooms have chamfered ceiling beams with broach stops. Centre cruck truss cut through by oak winder staircase to front. Oak floor boards to first floor. Apexes of cruck trusses said to survive in roof space but not inspected at time of resurvey (September 1986). Alcock (1981), p. 144.

Listing NGR: SO4003480900

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 144

National Grid Reference: SO4003480900


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