Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307551

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: CROSS HOUSE


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Statutory Address: CROSS HOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Longden

National Grid Reference: SJ 44328 06447



4/199 Cross House -

- II

Farmhouse, now house Probably early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed on high red brick plinth with plastered infill, machine tile roofs. T-plan; hall of 2 1/2 bays with cross-wing (to road front) of 2 bays. 2 storeys with gable-lit attic to cross-wing. Framing: square panels, 3 from raised cill to wall-plate, moulded hewn jettying (to cross-wing) on first floor of left-hand gable end with evidence of continuation to front and right-hand gable end; vertical struts to left-hand gable end with inclined struts from upper collar; the right-hand gable end is brick-clad and the hall roughcast. 2-window front to cross-wing, tripartite glazing bar sashes to left and right of central 6-panel door (upper panels now glazed) with bracketed hood; prominent cruciform ridge stack re-built c.1980 to right of hall range and C20 brick end stack to right-hand wall of cross-wing. Interior: timber frame intact with chamfered spine and cross beams throughout; 2 large fireplaces on ground floor, one with massive Grinshill stone lintel; C17 oak door in kitchen (back end of former hall) with iron strap hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ4432806447


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

Legacy System number: 259503

Legacy System: LBS

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