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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: 1055923



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ellesmere Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260790

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ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. B.5069 (east side) SJ 33 NW 3/90 Vron Farmhouse - 6.6.79 - II Farmhouse. C15, remodelled late C17 and early C19, extended late C20. Red brick incorporating cruck frame; slate roof. Original plan an open- hall house of 2 or more probably 3 framed bays, truncated by one bay and floored over in late C17, rebuilt in brick in early C19 and extended by one bay to right in late C20. One storey and attic. C20 casements to centre and right with 3 contemporary gabled eaves dormers. Sandstone rubble to left associated with end stack, top of which has been rebuilt in C20 red brick; C20 integral end stack to right. Entrance to left gable end through late C20 flat-roofed porch (not of special architectural interest). Interior. 2 true cruck trusses survive, left probably originally central to open hall and right, probably also originally internal, although was external between periods of early C19 remodelling and late C20 extension. Both have king-posts (Alcock apex-type G) on slightly cambered collars, arch-braced to left truss, although only mortices survive to front. Square panelled timber framed cross walls beneath trusses to ground floor and chamfered spine beam and heavy joists between. Alcock (1981), p. 143.

Listing NGR: SJ3364638420

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, , Vol. 42, (1981), 143

National Grid Reference: SJ 33646 38420


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