Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055097

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: HOME FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: HOME FARMHOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Atcham

National Grid Reference: SJ 54295 10118



3/36 Home Farmhouse -

- II

Farmhouse. C15 with C17 additions, and C18 and late C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed, refaced and extended in red brick; plain tile roofs. L-plan; former open hall house of 3 framed bays with C17 gabled wings and C18 additions to rear. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Plinth, plat band; external brick end stack to left and stack behind ridge off- centre to right. Central first-floor late C19 two-light wooden casement and C20 three-light metal casement to left; C19 ground-floor 3-light segmental-headed wooden casement to right; central 6-panelled door (top 2 panels glazed) with panelled architrave and early C19 gabled lattice porch. One storey lean-to to right with 2-light segmental-headed casement to front. Straight joint in brickwork indicates eaves have been raised. 2 gabled wings at rear have exposed collar and tie-beam trusses with queen- struts, that to right with rectangular datestone inscribed: "WC/1657"; C18 one-storey service wing at right-angles to rear with external brick end stack. Interior: crown post roof with cambered tie-beams, down-curved crown post braces, fragmentary collar purlin, and collar purlin braces; smoke blackening; timber frame visible on first floor with corner braces; floors and stack probably inserted in late C16 or C17 forming baffle-entry plan house; ground-floor room to left with early C18 bolection-moulded panelling and moulded cornice; dining room with mid-C18 raised and fielded panelling with dado rail, moulded cornice, and early C19 fireplace; kitchen window to front has early C18 fluted wooden reveals; C17 and C18 boarded and panelled doors with L-hinges. The farmhouse is all that remains of the settlement of Berwick Maviston which was incorporated into Attingham Park in 1798. R.W. Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire, Vol.VII, London (1958), Pp.387-98; National Trust, Attingham Park Estate Venacular Building Survey.

Listing NGR: SJ5429510118


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

Legacy System number: 259262

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Attingham Park Estate Vernacular Building Survey
Eyton, R W, Antiquities of Shropshire, (1958), 387-98
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

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