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Statutory Address:

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Worthen with Shelve
National Grid Reference:
SJ 29925 05348



1/100 Walton Hall Farmhouse - (formerly listed 21.3.68 as Walton Hall)

- II*

Farmhouse. C15, remodelled late C16 or early C17 with later additions and alterations. Rendered and iron-sheeting clad timber frame, partly rebuilt in brick; graded slate roofs. Open-hall range of 5 framed bays including chimney bay, floored over late C16/early C17 and 2- storey porch erected in front of through-passage; long cross-wing (apparently of 4 bays) projecting to right. One storey and attic; hall range has 16-paned sash to left and C19 segmental-headed 4-light casement to right-of overhanging 2-storey gabled porch; gabled eaves dormers to left and right of porch, former with paired sashes and latter apparently timber framed behind render. Porch has 2 mid-C19 casements directly below eaves and inner and outer doorways on alignment of through-passage, inner with massive plank and muntin door; similar door in same position to back wall. Cross-wing has 2 mid-C19 segmental-headed cast-iron casements with gabled eaves dormer to left. Prominent red brick ridge stack with 4 attached and rebated shafts of star section immediately to right-of porch and internal end stack to left of hall range; cross- wing has large external stone and brick stack with 3 attached and rebated shafts of star section to back wall. Interior: timber frame largely covered by wallpaper at time of resurvey (November 1985) but main ground- floor room (former hall) has massive chamfered cross-beam with ogee stops and flat heavy joists; deep-chamfered ceiling beams also to former service end to left of through-passage, far left room with inset C18 walnut wall cupboard to corner. Massive stack to right of through- passage has infilled inglenook fireplaces, that facing passage having chamfered wooden lintel with straight-cut stops; position of original ladder-type staircase visible to rear of stack and present oak winder staircase in porch (cutting through wall-plate) is probably a late C17 or early C18 insertion; plank and muntin doors with pointed strap hinges on both floors. Far right room of cross-wing (present kitchen) has massive chamfered beam ceiling supported by carved timber post; C19 cast-iron cooking range. 2 roof trusses of open-hall range exposed to right of stack; massive tie beams (right with pronounced camber) and vertical and raking struts to collars; double purlins and straight windbraces. 3 late C16 doorways cut into tie beams, 2 now infilled. Double-purlin roof of cross-wing not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ2992505348


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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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