CHURCH FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055177
Date first listed:
12-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Astley
National Grid Reference:
SJ5292218839

Details

SJ 51 NW 7/3 12.6.87

ASTLEY C.P. ASTLEY Church Farmhouse

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 widening); 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: SJ5292218839

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259061
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 29 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10792/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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