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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: 1177212



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-May-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255656

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SJ 22 SE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. CRICKHEATH 9/179 East Farmhouse -

- II*

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with plaster and painted brick infill, graded slate roof. T-plan with 2-bay gabled cross-wing projecting to left. 2 storeys with attic to cross-wing; framing: close studding below girding beam and 3 square panels above to wall-plate (more irregular to hall range), V-struts from collars to cross-wing; later 2-storey gabled porch to hall range has date "RLI/1677" carved on gabled hood above door, carved splat baluster decoration and moulded bressumer to gable; right gable end of hall range is clad in C18 red brick (now painted), toothed floor band and blind lozenge-shaped opening to gable; irregular fenestration, small mid-C19 casements, one on each floor to left and right of porch and on each floor to cross-wing; large external lateral red brick stack with shaft re-built in C20 brick to cross-wing and similar integral stack to back wall of hall range with painted rubblestone lean-to abutting. Lean-to has brick bread oven projection. Interior: timber frame (square panels and close studding) intact throughout; deep-chamfered cross beam ceiling with heavy joists to main ground-floor room of hall range and further deep-chamfered ceiling beams with straight-cut stops to upstairs rooms; late C17 newel staircase with moulded handrail, pointed finials and knobs rises to attic; several C17 plank doors with fleur-de-lys strap hinges and massive plank and muntin front door with decorated strap hinges; partly infilled inglenook fireplaces with chamfered wooden lintels; roof to cross-wing of standard C17 collar and tie beam type. Brick-lined cellar has partition wall with close-set vertical posts. Graded II* as a complete example of a substantial C17 farmhouse retaining several original internal features.

Listing NGR: SJ2919422947

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National Grid Reference: SJ 29194 22947


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