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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: 1366906



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: 259022

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9/115 Manor Farmhouse -

- II*

Farmhouse. Probably mid-to late C15 with c.1600 and late C19 alterations. Rendered timber frame of cruck construction, partly rebuilt in painted brick; slate roof. Former open hall house, aligned north-east/south-west; former open hall of 2 framed bays with former lower end of one framed bay and projecting solar cross-wing of 2 framed bays at former high end. One storey and attic. South-east front: 2 large gabled eaves dormers with 2-light wooden casements; central brick stack and integral brick end stack to right. 2-light wooden casement to each floor of left-hand cross-wing; hall range with segmental-headed 3-light casement to left and 2 small casements to right; boarded door just to right of stack with gabled porch and boarded door off-centre to right with 2-light wooden casement, both under segmental head; glazed C20 lean-to addition in front to right with door to right. Fire insurances plate in gable of cross-wing. C19 brick lean-to additions at rear. Interior: 3 full cruck trusses with very large blades; chamfered wall-plates; C15 ceiling in end bay has large beam with run-out stops and large plain joists; inserted c.1600 ceiling in centre 2 bays has pairs of chamfered spine beams and chamfered joist, all with ogee stops; c.1600 inserted stack has large open fireplace with chamfered lintel and C17 lozenge-panelled surround with fluted frieze above. The present front door is probably in the same position as the entrance to the C15 hall house which would have led into a screens passage. Graded II* as a well preserved and complete example of a medieval hall house with the usual later inserted floor and stack in the 2 former hall bays. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p. 304; Alcock, p. 144; C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval - c.1850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, pp. 89-90.

Listing NGR: SJ3820809488

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 304
Ryan, C, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire Medieval c1850 The Parish of Westbury89-90
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 144

National Grid Reference: SJ 38208 09488


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