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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 30115 04101



5/114 Binweston Farmhouse - 21.3.68 GV II*

Manor house, now farmhouse. C15, remodelled early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with plaster and painted brick infill; slate roof. Plan developing from 7-bay open-hall house which includes 3-bay service end to east; cross-wing projecting to right: early Cl? remodelling involved flooring over of hall, erection of porch on site of cross-passage, partial rebuilding of cross-wing (front gable) and provision of 2-bay range to right. 2 storeys over cellars. Framing: most of framing now visible is C17 but hall range to left of porch retains original close studding on first floor; cross-wing also has close studding with middle rails and is jettied to first floor and attic; jetty on first floor supported on carved bracket; herringbone decoration above tie beam to gable. Close-studded porch has carved floral decoration to attic bressumer; square panels, 4 from cill to wall-plate, to C17 addition and 2 square panels to additional porch on right. C20 fenestration; 2 casements directly below eaves to left of porch (left cutting position of earlier infilled mullion window) and one on ground floor, casement on first floor of porch with gabled dormer to right; cross-wing has one casement on each floor and there are 2 windows on each floor to C17 addition; single-storey lean-to addition in angle between porch and cross-wing (plastered in imitation of timber frame to front) has single casement. Entrance through 2- storey porch, moulded cambered doorway with decorative carving to spandrels, C20 ledged and nail-studded door; subsidiary porch to right has C20 half-glazed door. External brick end stack to left and internal end stack to right with prominent brick stack in roof slope of cross-wing at junction with hall range. Interior: close-studded screen wall to left of porch retains orginal paired Tudor-arched doorways to service end and original external cambered arch to cross-passage survives behind porch; chamfered ceiling beams and joists throughout including deep- chamfered cross beam ceiling to former hall, which also has partly rebuilt brick inglenook fireplace; C17 rectangular oak panelling in this and other rooms. Present kitchen displays dragon beam for front jetty of cross-wing and jettying to-former external long side is visible in C17 addition to right. Several late C17 or C18 panelled doors. 7-bay roof of hall range visible in roof space has collar and tie beam trusses, some with V-struts from collar; one of trusses to service end has close studding right up to apex. The remains of the moat, which formerly surrounded the house, survive to south and west.

Listing NGR: SJ3011504101


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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: 29 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13588/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Joan Weller. Source Historic England Archive
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