THE TIN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055060
Date first listed:
14-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
THE TIN HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TIN HOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Chirbury with Brompton
National Grid Reference:
SO 29097 97447

Details

CHIRBURY C.P. PRIESTWESTON SO 29 NE

8/73 The Tin House -

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C15 or early C16, considerably remodelled early C19 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with rendered infill on rubblestone plinth; left-hand part of early C19 red brick with roughly coursed limestone rubble to gable end, corrugated iron cladding to rear; slate roof has internal red brick end stack to right and 2 external end stacks to left. Original plan probably consisted of 2-bay cross-wing aligned north-south with now demolished hall-range to east; gables of cross-wing removed so that former tie beams are now wall-plates of present house; C19 addition built on site of former hall range. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Framing: exposed only to right side Of house and part of right gable end at time of resurvey (October 1985), close studding with middle rail. Mid-C19 casement on each floor to left lower with segmental head; right side has late C20 three-light mullion window on each floor, lower in position of original window; C20 lean-to porch to centre with boarded door. Interior: timber frame exposed to former cross-wing, close studding to external walls and square panels to cross wall; ceiling height of ground-floor rooms increased, cross beams with mortices for former joists; upstairs the principal rafters of former central truss survive to show cross- wing was originally aligned north-south; there is also a wall post with mortices at the junction of cross-wing and presumed former hall- range. Also known as Nessmynydd.

Listing NGR: SO2909797447

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
257398
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14030/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Helmut Schulenburg. Source Historic England Archive
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