BANK FARMHOUSE AND ADJOINING FARMBUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055601
Date first listed:
07-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
BANK FARMHOUSE AND ADJOINING FARMBUILDINGS

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Location

Statutory Address:
BANK FARMHOUSE AND ADJOINING FARMBUILDINGS

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Smethcott
National Grid Reference:
SO4366799434

Details

SO 49 NW 3/94

SMETHCOTT C.P. PICKLESCOTT Bank Farmhouse and adjoining farmbuildings

II

Farmhouse. Early to mid-C17, remodelled and extended in the early C18. Partly painted uncoursed red sandstone rubble with red brick dressings; incorporating timber framed core; plain tile roof. C17 three-cell plan with C18 cow house to right. 2 storeys. Dentil brick eaves cornice; brick ridge stack off-centre to right-and integral brick end stack to left. 3-window front; 2-light wooden casements, segmental-headed to ground floor. Early C18 two-panelled door between the first and second windows from right with moulded architrave and C20 lean-to porch. Left-hand window in former doorway (see straight joists and brick infill beneath). Cow house adjoining to right with C20 door to front and loft doorway in right-hand gable end now blocked with corrugated iron. Lower probably C18 former cow houses adjoining to left, now partly incorporated into house with pair of C20 casements to right. Interior: parlour to left contains ogee-stopped chamfered beams and joists, large open fireplace with chamfered lintel and small salt cupboard to right with panelled door, and C17 panelling (said to have come from Woolstaston church) with guilloche, fleur-de-lys and rosette ornament. Chamfered and stopped spine beam in kitchen. Square-panelled timber framed cross wall to left of kitchen. Collar and tie-beam roof trusses. The C18 remodelling might have been in at least 2 phases, first the rebuilding of the walls followed later by the raising of the eaves (see straight joint and change from sandstone to red brick dressings in right-hand gable end). V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.150.

Listing NGR: SO4366799434

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
259635
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Elmington, C R , The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1989), 150

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: 03 Sep 1999
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