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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.


List entry Number: 1055617



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cardington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259572

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SO 59 NW; 5/31




Farmhouse. Mid-Cl7 with c.1700 alterations and c.1899 additions. Dressed Hoar Edge Grit sandstone with C20 plain tile roof. Irregular plan. Two storeys and attic. Three gables to front, left-hand projecting; chamfered plinth, large pebble-dashed external stack in front of right- hand gable with tiled set back to brick shaft and external lateral stone stack at rear with brick shaft. 2-window front; C17 three-light double-chamfered mullioned stone windows and 2-light attic windows, that to left minus mullion but with Shrewsbury arms in roundel above. Small blocked double-chamfered window in right-hand return of wing; centre has first-floor window with moulded cornice and two ground- floor c.1700 two-light windows with flat-faced mullions, that to right with pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Probably c.1700 one-storey dressed sandstone porch to right with moulded plinth and cornice, and flat roof, replacing former mono pitch; C19 Tudor-arched nail-studded boarded door with bolection-moulded surround and pulvinated frieze, and small double-chamfered stone window in left-hand return front. Introduced (probably replica) lead rainwater head between right-hand gable lettered: "AD/1620". Two C19 gabled wings at rear (see straight joint in right-hand end wall). INTERIOR: central ground-floor room C I has panelling dated: R S and lettered R C with fluted frieze, large 1659 corner fireplace with chamfered lintel, carved frieze and C18 raised and fielded panelled overmantel, the centre panel with a shaped top, and chamfered ceiling beam with plain and ogee stops. Right-hand ground-floor room has fireplace with chamfered dressed sandstone reveals and chamfered wooden lintel with mason's mitre. Ogee-stopped chamfered cross-beamed ceiling also with chamfered joists. Left-hand first- floor room with corner fireplace. Timber-framed cross walls; left- hand wing has collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts and v-struts. Gable end of right-hand wing is timber framed with square panels, angle braces, and cambered tie-beam truss with queen struts and v-struts. The right-hand gable formerly projected with a timber framed wing. This probably explains its unfinished look and the large external stack. B.0.E., p.95. - -

Listing NGR: SO5141997544

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 95

National Grid Reference: SO 51419 97544


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