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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: 1308103



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ford

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: 258975

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 41365 11309


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