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GRAFTON HOUSE

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.

Name: GRAFTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1055134

Location

GRAFTON HOUSE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pimhill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259152

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BOMERE HEATH C.P. GRAFTON SJ 41 NW 5/90 Grafton House - - II

Farmhouse, now house. Early to mid-C17, enlarged in the early C18. C19 addition at rear. Timber framed with red brick nogging, extended in red brick. C20 asbestos slate roofs. Framing: small square panels (5 from sole plate to wall plate) with long straight tension braces. Two framed bays with L-plan C18 addition to south. Two storeys and gable- lit attic. C18 south block: toothed brick eaves cornice and external brick end stacks with toothed-brick caps. 2 bays; segmental-headed glazing bar sashes with stone cills (refenestrated from 4 bays - see blocked windows). C20 lean-to conservatory and one-storey brick block to left. Right-hand gable end with ground-floor segmental-headed boxed glazing bar sash to right, early C19 wooden cross window to first floor with segmental relieving arch, and 2-light leaded wooden attic casement. Left-hand gable end with first-floor imitation glazing bar sash and 2-light attic casement. Two-storey wing at rear. East front has first-floor leaded wooden cross window with segmental relieving arch and C18 door with 6 raised and fielded panels (top 2 glazed), 2-part leaded rectangular overlight, pegged oak frame with double-quirked beaded corners, and flat hood on shaped brackets. Boarded door to west. C17 north block: jettied gables with ovolo-moulded and stopped tie-beams and carved scrolled end brackets, trusses with 2 collars and queen struts, and large central brick ridge stack consisting of 4 square shafts. Gable ends with C20 two-light wooden attic casements and ground- and first-floor 3-light wooden casements. C20 French casements to west. C19 two-storey brick wing to rear with external brick end stack. Interior: C17 wing has pairs of chamfered ceiling beams with ogee stops,and open fireplace in right-hand ground-floor room has chamfered wooden lintel with ogee stops. Circa 1700 square-well oak staircase in central link block, rising to attic, with closed string, turned balusters, moulded handrail, square newel posts with moulded caps and turned baluster-shaped foot newel. Circa 1700 two-panelled ground-floor door with L-hinges. Reused C17 panelling in C19 rear wing, with carving and fluting, and inscribed "TE. DOMINE.SPERAVI./TA VA", possibly removed from elsewhere in the house or brought in, perhaps from a church.

Listing NGR: SJ4310419012

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National Grid Reference: SJ 43104 19012

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