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Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 42492 25133


SJ 42 NW; 12/3

BASCHURCH C.P., Claypit Hall



Farmhouse. Early to mid-C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick infill (some in herringbone pattern), rebuilding and additions painted black and white in imitation. Painted brick plinth and slate roofs. Original house a T-plan comprising hall range, probably in three framed bays, with gabled 2-bay cross-wing projecting to west. This has C19 catslide lean-to (converted to conservatory in C20) attached to south, C19 addition attached at right-angles to east of hall range and lower C19 red sandstone block range (painted black and white in imitation of timber frame) attached to north. Two storeys with gable-lit attic to main range. Framing: south end of hall range has mixture of small square panels, five from cill to tie beam and small rectangular panels, six from cill to tie beam, partly replaced by brick; long straight tension brace to left. Queen-strut truss with four vertical struts from tie beam to collar and projecting single-purlin ends. C19 casement (part leaded) to attic with 3-light casement to first floor; 2 mid-C20 casements to ground floor. Similar framing to east wall of hall range to south of C19 addition but rebuilt in brick to north; gable to centre, cut by C19 addition, suggests that there was an earlier range projecting to east at this point. Timber frame to north gable end partly concealed by C19 addition; square panels to west wall. Gable end of cross wing has truncated queen-strut truss with straight braces from wall posts to tie beam. Extruded red brick stack in roof slope to west side of hall range has 4 attached and rebated shafts of star section with top rebuilt in late C19 brick (moulded capping); internal end stack to cross-wing. Cellar to main range. Various C19 single-storey brick outbuildings attached to cross wing, including lean-to to north which contains present main entrance. Interior. Inspection not possible at time of resurvey (Jan- uary 1987) but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ4249225133


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 16 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/11403/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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