VRON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055923
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1979
Statutory Address:
VRON FARMHOUSE, B 5069

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Location

Statutory Address:
VRON FARMHOUSE, B 5069

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ellesmere Rural
National Grid Reference:
SJ 33646 38420

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
260790
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 16 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10118/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les White. Source Historic England Archive
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