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LOWER HOUSE 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: LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1055201

Location

LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Westbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259020

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

In the entry for

9/113 WESTBURY CP SHREWSBURY ROAD (north-west side)

Lower House Farmhouse

The address shall be amended to read: SHREWSBURY ROAD (north-west side) The Long House (Formerly listed as Lower House Farmhouse)

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SJ 30 NE WESTBURY C.P. STONEY STRETTON

9/113 Lower House Farmhouse -

- II

Farmhouse. Mid-C17 with late C19 alterations, partial rebuilding and additions. Timber framed on brick plinth with red brick nogging; partly rebuilt, eaves raised, and extended in red brick; plain tile roofs. One framed bay with additions and 1½ framed bay projecting cross- wing to west; baffle-entry plan. One storey and attic and 2 storeys. Dentil brick eaves cornice to hall range; large squared and coursed red sandstone and brick ridge stack off-centre to west, and external C19 brick end stack to east. Projecting cross-wing to left with attic casement and ground-floor three-light C19 wooden casement; hall range to right with 2 windows on each floor, 3-light C20 metal casements except for first-floor C19 two-light wooden casement to right; lean-to brick porch in angle of cross-wing to left with Tudor-style boarded door. One storey lean-to to right; C19 gabled wing at rear. Cross-wing has exposed collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts and V-struts. Interior: collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts;- wind braces; timber framed square-panelled cross-wall in cross-wing; chamfered ceiling beams with ogee stops; large dressed sandstone stack; parlour fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel and chamfered stone reveals forming depressed arch, and cross-wing fireplace with depressed chamfered stone arch. Despite later alterations this house retains good quality interior details. C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval - c.1850. The Parish of Westbury , Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 120.

Listing NGR: SJ3847309647

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryan, C, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire Medieval c1850 The Parish of Westbury120

National Grid Reference: SJ 38473 09647

Map

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