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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: 1055639



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pontesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259530

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 42472 06816


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