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DORRINGTON HALL FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: DORRINGTON HALL FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1307306

Location

DORRINGTON HALL FARMHOUSE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Woore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260451

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 74 SW WOORE C.P. DORRINGTON

3/145 Dorrington Hall Farm- house

II

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, partly rebuilt in the early to mid- Cl9. Late C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed with plastered infill panels, partly refaced or rebuilt in red brick. Plain tile roofs. Framing: close studding. Baffle-entry hall range of 2 framed bays with projecting gabledcross wing to north-east of 2 framed bays, and stair wing and later wing at rear. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. South-east front: large central dressed grey sandstone ridge stack with 4 diagonally-placed square brick shafts, integral brick and stack to left, external lateral brick stack to right of cross wing and integral lateral brick stack to rear wing. 2:1 windows; C19 two-, 3 and 4-light small-paned wooden casements, those in cross wing with segmental heads. Ground-floor C20 small-paned, 4-light wooden casement to right. Pair of ground-floor C19 canted bays to left. C19 lean-to porch in angle of cross wing with C20 half-glazed door and window in return. C19 lean- to against right-hand return front containing bake oven, copper and 2 cast-iron pumps. Rear: timber frame exposed in cross wing. Central C19 gabled wing. 2 small gabled wings to right, one containing staircase. Interior: much framing surviving, including back wall with chamfered posts. Chamfered beams throughout. Central ground-floor room: chamfered cross-beam ceiling with chamfered joists. Left-hand wall with chamfered and stopped wall plate. Inglenook fireplace with brick piers, chamfered wooden lintel and 2 cupboards inside flanking inserted possibly C18 fireplace. C17 dog-leg oak staircase rising to first-floor (formerly to attic but since truncated-see string) in rear stair wing; closed string with raised ornament, pierced splat balusters, moulded handrail and square newel posts with pendants. Foot newel with raised fleur-de-lys ornament to post, and finial with faceted ornament. Central first-floor room has chamfered cross-beamed ceiling with plain joists and remains of C17 fireplace (blocked) with moulded stone cornice. First-floor rooms in cross wing have chamfered beams with elaborate stops. Oak winder stair from first-floor of cross wing to attic.

Listing NGR: SJ7240141125

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National Grid Reference: SJ 72401 41125

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