Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055639

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: THE OLD FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE OLD FARMHOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Pontesbury

National Grid Reference: SJ 42472 06816



4/226 The Old Farmhouse -


Farmhouse, now house. Probably C17 with considerable later re-modelling, chiefly of early C19. Red brick probably partly concealing timber frame, pantile roof. Originally roughly L-shaped in plan with a twin-gabled projection to rear forming the short range of the 'L'; 2-bay range to left of front centre gable a later addition of c.1815, when the eaves of the old house were raised and the whole clad in brick. 2 storeys, dentilled eaves cornice; 2:2:2 windows, glazing bar sashes, mainly with segmental heads, those to left and right of Tuscan porch in right-hand bay of C19 addition tripartite; red brick stacks in roof slope of rear gable and behind ridge with end stack to left. Doorway to rear has an early C17 oak door with pointed and scrolled strap hinges. Interior: left-hand ground-floor room has a fine plaster frieze (c.1815) and a Coalbrookdale fireplaces. C17 oak panelling re-used in old part of house. Formerly known as Plealey Farmhouse. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.255.

Listing NGR: SJ4247206816


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Legacy System number: 259530

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1968), 255

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