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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: 1307992



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Edgton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257632

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EDGTON C.P. EDGTON SO 38 NE 1/128 Church Farmhouse 21.3.68 GV II*

Farmhouse and attached former malthouse. Late C16, extended and remodelled early C18 with later additions and alterations. Regularly coursed and dressed limestone block facing to rubble core to cross-wing (uncoursed rubble exposed to rear gable); regularly coursed and dressed rubble to long range. Also partly timber framed (roughcast and weatherboarded to front of long range); machine tile and corrugated iron roofs. Basic L- plan with gabled cross-wing projecting to rear on right; 2 gables project- ing to rear of long range with various rubblestone lean-tos attached; lower malthouse attached to gable end of long range. 2 storeys. Early C20 casement-fenestration to house, one on each floor to cross-wing and to long range, first-floor window breaking eaves. Entrance to left of cross-wing; flat-roofed stone porch over 6-panel door (top panels now glazed) in fluted wood surround. Partly illegible datestone inscribed "SL/J/-7--" above first-floor window to gable. Former integral end stack with dripstone and red brick top at junction with continuation of malthouse to higher range and prominent rendered ridge stack to centre of cross-wing. Malthouse has plank door on first floor approached by external lateral stone steps with small hatches to ground floor and below eaves. Lower range has plank door to right with small hatch immediately to left and small ridge stack. Decorative cusped quatrefoil framing (probably late C16)to apex of gable projecting to rear. Leaded casement to first floor of rear gable projecting roughly on line with stack. Interior: inspection of house not possible at time of resurvey (September 1986) but said to have moulded and chamfered ceiling beams and heavy joists; decorative wainscot panelling. Malthouse: back wall and part of front wall to higher range timber framed(square panels with wattle and daub infill). Higher range is on 3 levels with collar and tie beam roof in 2 bays and large stack of house visible to right. Lower range has well-preserved vaulted red brick kiln, complete with furnace, to ground floor and drying floor with perforated tiles above.

Listing NGR: SO3871085742

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National Grid Reference: SO 38710 85742


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