EYE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1175542
Date first listed:
08-May-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
EYE FARMHOUSE, B 4380

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Location

Statutory Address:
EYE FARMHOUSE, B 4380

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Leighton and Eaton Constantine
National Grid Reference:
SJ 60226 05108

Details

LEIGHTON AND EATON B4380 (south side) SJ 60 NW CONSTANTINE C.P. 2/76 Eye Farmhouse (Previously listed as "Eye Farm") 8.5.72 II Farmhouse, now house. Probably C14 or C15, re-modelled late C16 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with plaster infill on brick plinth, plain tile roof. Original plan probably a single-bay open hall with smoke bay, service bay to south and solar to north; converted to lobby- entry plan, first floor and attic inserted and re-roofed in late C16. 2 storey and gable-lit attic; framing: irregular square and rectangular panels, 15 across and 2 from girding beam to wall-plate, short straight tension braces; close-set vertical posts below with long straight tension braces, V-struts from collars to gable ends; irregular fenestration, late C20 casements on each floor to left and right of C17 nail-studded door to left of centre, 4 late C20 raking eaves dormers in roof slope to rear; prominent red brick ridge stack with twin diagonal shafts immediately above doorway and another (C19 in imitation) in roof slope in front to right; another plank and muntin door to rear. Late C19 painted brick addition set back to left. Interior: substantially restored late C20; timber frame exposed throughout (square panels and close-set vertical posts); deep-chamfered cross beam ceiling with heavy joists and ogee stops in main ground-floor room (former hall) to right of ridge stack; inglenook fireplaces with chamfered wooden lintels; infilled Tudor-arch doorway on ground floor between former hall and solar and 2 on first floor at junction between left-hand truss of hall and chimney bay; late C16 Queen-strut roof in 5 bays with double purlins and straight windbraces; jowled wall-posts of chimney bay cut through to allow insertion of attic.

Listing NGR: SJ6022605108

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
258859
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 12 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09035/26
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