Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055203

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: LOWER FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: LOWER FARMHOUSE

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 33949 09605



8/119 Lower Farmhouse -

- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 and mid-C17 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Rendered timber frame, partly rebuilt and extended in painted and coursed sandstone rubble and brick;slate roof. 2 framed bays aligned north-south with projecting gabled probable former porch to east, and later addition to north. 2 storeys. East front: plinth to north; dentil brick eaves cornice; brick ridge stack off-centre to left (rebuilt above ridge in C20 brick) and integral brick end stack to right. Left-hand part with 2 first-floor C19 segmental-headed small- paned wooden casements, ground floor late C20 two-light wooden casement to left and segmental-headed 6-panelled door (top 2 panels glazed) to right; projecting probable former porch off-centre to right with jettied first floor, jettied gable with shaped brackets and moulded barge boards and 3-light wooden casement on each floor; C19 part set-back to right with segmental-headed wooden mullioned and transomed windows, 2 to first floor and one to ground floor at right. C19 timber framed brick and stone lean-to addition to left. Interior: plain chamfered beams and joists; 2 large open fireplaces; ground floor of gabled probable former porch has chamfered joists, beams and dragon beams with bar stops; C19 cast iron pump in lean-to to south has circular shaft with moulded rings, fluted top with splayed spout and curved handle and damaged fluted domed cap. V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 303; C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval - c.1850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, pp. 162-3.

Listing NGR: SJ3394909605


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

Legacy System number: 259026

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 303
Ryan, C, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire Medieval c1850 The Parish of Westbury162-3

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