LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055201
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE, STONEY STRETTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE, STONEY STRETTON

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 38473 09647

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/03/2019

SJ 30 NE; 9/113

WESTBURY C.P., STONEY STRETTON, Lower House Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as: SHREWSBURY ROAD (north-west side), The Long House; previously listed as 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 two 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 two 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 The Parish of Westbury , Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 120.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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259020
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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