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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: 1055016



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Worthen with Shelve

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257498

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5/168 Worthen Hall Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C1590 for Richard Powell with later additions and alterations. Roughcast concealing timber frame with brick infill; slate roofs. T-plan comprising gabled cross-wing to left and hall range apparently of 3½ framed bays to right. 2 storeys and gable-lit attics. FRAMING: parts of square panels visible beneath render to cross-wing with overhanging first floor to hall range. C20 fenestration, one casement on each floor to cross-wing with 3 on first floor of hall range and one to either side of roughly central gabled porch with round- headed outer arch; inner 6-panel door has rectangular barred overlight. 2 massive external stone stacks with red brick shafts to back wall of hall range and similar lateral stack to cross-wing. INTERIOR: inspection not possible at time of resurvey (December 1985) but said to have original oak panelling with curious painted decoration to attics and deep-chamfered ceiling beams throughout. Richard Powell, a wealthy merchant, was Bailiff of Shrewsbury in 1573 and 1591. Trans. Salop Arch Soc, Series 4, Vol 9. (1923/4), pp 227-28.

Listing NGR: SJ3290804805

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society' in Series 4, , Vol. 9, (1924), 227-28

National Grid Reference: SJ 32908 04805


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