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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: 1383414



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Boraston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Dec-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Feb-2000

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483832

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SO66NW Myddle House Farmhouse including 582-1/9/8 oast house 11/12/54 (Formerly Listed as: Middle Farmhouse)


Farmhouse now house. Late C16, with C17 rear wing, C18 service wings. Painted timber frame with painted rendered and painted brick infill panels on brick plinth, brick. Plain-tile roofs. C19 brick central ridge chimney on C16 diagonal shafts below roof pitch. 3-bay front range with 3-bay rear cross wing and additional service wings. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attic. Front range (west) with herringbone-pattern framing at first floor with raking studs set between posts, former jettied bressumer now underbuilt with rendered masonry at ground level. 2 large metal 3-light casements with top-lights to each storey, and central 6-panelled door with upper panels glazed. Fixed to framing is fire insurance mark for the Worcester Fire office. Left (north) return gable of front range: square framing 3 panels high at first floor jettied over full-height close-studded ground floor with double ovolo-chamfered bressumer on 3 scalloped brackets, first-floor square framing infilled with raking studs forming decorative pattern, rendered former window opening, with double-ovolo-chamfered sill. Gable-end truss with jettied cambered double ovolo-chamfered tie beam, long raking struts lapped at head, subsidiary raking struts linking to principals, double collars framing boarded opening with ovolo-chamfered surround, vertical struts under collar. 3 square panels adjacent to former openings infilled with carved and curved bracing forming decorative panels. Projecting tiled porch roof to ground level with brick side wall to left covering ovolo-chamfered doorway and plain boarded door reputed to have come from Boraston Church after an C18 fire. Right (south) return gable: herringbone pattern framing as for the west front at first floor, jettied over close-studded ground-floor framing. South gable-end truss framed the same as north gable-end but with mostly brick infill panels. Rear range side (north) wall: square framing 4 panels high to first floor and 3 panels high to ground floor partly underbuilt in brick to right. Long pair of tension braces at first floor. Two C19 2-light casements at first floor and 3-light, 2-light and C20 windows at ground floor. Opposite (south) side of rear range covered with C19 brick gabled and lean-to extensions. Rear wing gable end: C20 heavily restored square framing 2 panels high at first floor with jettied first-floor plain chamfered bressumer on brackets on corner posts. Ground floor underbuilt in brick with C20 casement. C19 segmental-arched cellar opening. C18 2-storey painted brick service wing extension to left (south) and square brick oast house with slate roof to far left. INTERIOR: ground-floor south bay of front range has twin bridging beams with ovolo-moulded chamfers and C17 low-relief plastered ceiling with rose, leaf and star motifs and central dome. North bay has deep plain chamfered bridging beams. First-floor bays have ovolo-chamfered bridging beams with moulded plaster cornices and the south bay has C17 low-relief plastered ceiling with moulded leaf, rose and flower motifs. North bay has cambered mantle beam with beaded soffit moulding and ovolo-moulded brick support-wall jambs. Double trenched-purlin roof with straight windbraces in mid tier. 2 internal trusses of collar with twin vertical struts, straight tie beam cut between struts. North internal truss with infilled partition and with vestiges of C17 boarded door and hinges. Rear range: ground and first floors have deep chamfered bridging beams with stepped-ovolo chamfer-stops. Single-purlin roof with 2 internal trusses of collar and twin lower raking struts interrupting tie beam, mostly using reused timbers.

Listing NGR: SO6149969972

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National Grid Reference: SO 61499 69972


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