HARGREAVES FARMHOUSE AT SJ 3192 1032

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1055173
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
HARGREAVES FARMHOUSE AT SJ 3192 1032

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Location

Statutory Address:
HARGREAVES FARMHOUSE AT SJ 3192 1032

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Westbury
National Grid Reference:
SJ3192610321

Details

SJ 31 SW SJ 3192 1032 4/143

WOLLASTON C.P. SJ 3192 1032 Hargreaves Farmhouse at NGR SJ 3192 1032

II*

Farmhouse. Probably early C17 with mid-to late C19 alterations and additions. Rendered timber frame on coursed sandstone rubble plinth with plastered and red brick infill; coursed sandstone rubble C19 addition; slate roofs. Hall range of 11 framed bays with projecting gabled cross-wing of 3 framed bays to north-west and 2-storey gabled porch to south-west; C19 kitchen wing at rear to north-east. 2 storeys. Framing: closely-spaced uprights with middle rail and long straight tension braces. Hall range jettied on 3 sides, probably underbuilt in brick to south-west; cross-wing probably has underbuilt jetty to front too. Central brick ridge stack (lower part with section of triangular projection but top part rebuilt) and integral brick end stack to rear wing. South-west front: ground-floor C19 three-light wooden casement to right; 2-storey gabled porch off-centre to right has jettied first floor with moulded bressumer, first-floor C19 two-light wooden casement, and entrance with 6-panelled door within (lower 2 panels flush and top panels glazed); short catslide roof over staircase outshut to left of porch in angle of cross-wing with C19 two-light wooden landing window and small basement window; cross-wing to left with C19 two-light- wooden casement on each floor. First-floor C19 two-light wooden casement in right-hand gable end and to rear of cross-wing. Interior: ground- floor room to right has chamfered cross-beamed ceiling with ogee stops, chamfered dragon beams, and large plain joists; large open fireplace with early C19 surround and cast iron range; chamfered beams in cross- wing. It-has been suggested (V.C.H.) that this house was probably built for Richard Bagot shortly after 1623 when he purchased this part of the Williams estate. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, pp. 193-4.

Listing NGR: SJ3192610321

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259050
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 193-4

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: 06 Jun 2004
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