CAUSE CASTLE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307943
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
CAUSE CASTLE FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CAUSE CASTLE FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Westbury
National Grid Reference:
SJ 33923 08038

Details

SJ 30 NW WESTBURY C.P. -

8/96 Cause Castle Farmhouse -

GV II

Shown on O.S. map as Causecastle Farm. Farmhouse. Soon after 1810. Rendered, probably over coursed sandstone rubble; slate roof. L-plan. 2 stages and attic. Deep eaves; 3 symmetrically placed brick ridge stacks. North-east front: 1:1:1:1 bays, centre and outer bays slightly projecting with triangular-pedimented gables above; 12- and 20- paned glazing bar sashes, second and fourth on ground floor blind; central pair of half-glazed doors (glazed with small panes) with 3- bay cast iron porch consisting of plain circular columns, and flat top with diagonally strutted wrought-iron balustrade. Roof dormers and rendered brick lower wing at rear. Interior not inspected but said to contain some reused timbers and likely to be of further interest. The farmhouse stands on the slope of a hill, to the north-west of the extensive earthworks of Caus Castle (County A.M. No. 68). V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 310; C. Ryan, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire.Medieval-c. 1850. The Parish of Westbury, unpublished thesis (October 1979),Manchester University, p. 240.

Listing NGR: SJ3392308038

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259003
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 310
Ryan, C, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire Medieval c1850 The Parish of Westbury240

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jun 2005
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