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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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: SJ 31920 10320


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SJ 31 SW WOLLASTON C.P. - SJ 3192 1032

4/143 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: SJ3192010320


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

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