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CHURCH FARMHOUSE

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: CHURCH FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1055177

Location

CHURCH FARMHOUSE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Astley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259061

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ASTLEY C.P. ASTLEY SJ 51 NW 7/3 Church Farmhouse - 12.6.87 GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid-to late C18, altered in the early C19 and again in the mid-to late C19. L-plan; later C18 and C19 additions at rear. Red brick with plain tile roof. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Dentil brick eaves cornice. Integral brick end stack to left and external brick end stack to right 3 bays; C18 first-floor wooden cross windows with segmental relieving arches, and central fixed Venetian window with curved Y-tracery. Ground floor refenestrated in the early C19 (including windening); glazing bar sashes (16-pane to left and 20-pane to right) with painted stone cills and lintels. Central early C19 door with 6 beaded flush panels, 2-part rectangular overlight with bars behind, pegged oak frame, and flat hood on shaped brackets. Late C19 one-storey addition to right with dentil brick eaves cornice, and boxed 4-pane sashes to front and right-hand return with painted stone cills and lintels. 2-storey parallel range at rear with central brick ridge stack. 2-storey rear wing with projecting bread oven and small integral lateral brick stack. Interior: late C18 staircase, rising in straight flights, with closed string, rectangular- section stick balusters (probably a later alteration), ramped moulded handrail, and beaded square foot newel post. Right-hand ground-floor room (probably C18 kitchen) has large open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Left-hand ground-floor front room: C18 raised and fielded dado panelling. C18 fireplace with lugged architrave, frieze and moulded cornice, and flanking segmental-headed recesses with moulded imposts. Small room to rear of left-hand room with evidence of former corner fireplace. First-floor not inspected. Old photographs show the house with 3 gabled dormers (see also difference in colour of roof tiles).

Listing NGR: SJ5280518911

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National Grid Reference: SJ 52805 18911

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