TITHE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308103
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
TITHE HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TITHE HOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ford
National Grid Reference:
SJ 41365 11309

Details

SJ 41 SW FORD C.P. FORD HEATH

6/70 Tithe House - - II

Farmhouse, now disused. Dated 1755. Red brick on coursed rubblestone plinth; asbestos slate roof. 2-room plan. One storey and gable-lit attic. Projecting brick eaves courses and parapeted gable ends with chamfered red sandstone copings; external brick end stacks. 2- window front; C19 two-light wooden casements, that to right with segmental head; central 2-panelled door and brick porch with chamfered stone-coped parapeted gable and yellow sandstone datestone: A 2-light wooden casements flanking stacks in each gable end. T : M Two 2-light wooden casements at rear. One storey out-house 1755 set back to right with brick end stack. Interior: staircase up from entrance; left-hand ground-floor room with pair of transverse beams, and large open fireplace with bread oven and cast iron range. This house was built for Thomas Ambler, the improprieter of the tithes of Ford, and later occupied by his tithe collector. It is an early and a well preserved small post-enclosure farmhouse and is specially notable as a dated example. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p. 228.

Listing NGR: SJ4136511309

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
258975
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 228

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: 15 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/14200/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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