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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: 1307743



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Westbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259047

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16/140 Upper House Farmhouse -

- II

Farmhouse. Early to mid-C19 with late C16 core. Red brick, incorporating timber framed core, probably of cruck construction; plain tile roof. 3-bays. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 3 bays with stairs up from entrance. Dentil brick eaves cornice; brick ridge stack off-centre to left and integral brick end stack to left. Irregular 3-window front; 3-light segmental-headed wooden casements, central blind first-floor window; half-glazed door off-centre between first and second windows to right with rectangular overlight and door- case with fluted pilaster strips, frieze and dentil cornice; late C19 gabled timber framed porch. Interior: foot of possible cruck visible in wall between centre and right-hand bays; centre bay has C16 chamfered beam with broach stops and large open fireplace with early C19 panelled surround and moulded cornice. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval- Cl850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, pp. 109-110.

Listing NGR: SJ3982810039

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908)
Ryan, C, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire Medieval c1850 The Parish of Westbury109-10

National Grid Reference: SJ 39828 10039


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