Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307595

Date first listed: 07-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: LOWER FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: LOWER FARMHOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cardington

National Grid Reference: SO 50148 96348



5/34 Lower Farmhouse -


Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1677, probably with earlier core,altered and probably partly demolished c.1810 (datestone); probably extended at rear in the mid- to late C19. Coursed and uncoursed yellow/grey sandstone rubble; dressed Hoar Edge Grit sandstone to centre and left at front; C20 machine tile roof. Irregular baffle-entry U-plan with projecting gabled cross-wing to left, probably formerly H-plan with right-hand cross-wing partly demolished c.1810. Two storeys and attic. Chamfered plinth to centre and left-hand cross-wing, early C19 eaves with carved stone brackets; external stone end stack (probably formerly ridge stack) to right with C19 brick top stage and external dressed brown sandstone or siltstone lateral stack to rear also with C19 brick top. 2-window front; late C19 and mid-C20 two- and 3-light wooden and metal casements; C20 boarded door to right. Inverted heart-shaped datestone in apex of cross-wing gable: "1810". Interior: chamfered beams with ogee stops; timber framed square-panelled cross-wall in cross-wing; large open fireplace in central ground-floor room with dressed sandstone reveals, and three C17 cupboards in wall to left with panelled doors, one dated: "16:W:R:E:77". The eaves were raised probably in 1810 (see change in masonry) and a former right-hand cross- wing was also probably partly demolished at the same time (see slight projections to right with return of C17 chamfered plinth).

Listing NGR: SO5014896348


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

Legacy System number: 259575

Legacy System: LBS

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