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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: 1383664



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District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bitterley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484096

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SO67NW CLEETON 482-1/7/76 Cleeton Court 15/03/74


Farmhouse, now house. C15 main front range, with C16, C17, C18 and C19 alterations and additions. Rubble stone and coursed stone rubble. Plain clay tiles. Central brick ridge stack, projecting eaves and verge stone stacks with brick upper shafts. L-shaped plan of original C15 3-window range and C16 and C17 4-window range cross wing with infilling extension wings. EXTERIOR: 2-storey and attic. North-west front has entrance door under C20 projecting lean-to porch with 2-light casement over. To right mullion and transom window with flat stone keyed lintel with keyblock and vestigial hoodmould. To left C20 casements in main range and gable-end of the cross wing with brick segmental arches. C20 door and C20 dormer. North-east return: 2-storey, 2-window range of 2-light casements to left and 3-light to right, with stepped hoodmoulds to ground floor, flanked to left with glazed door and stone stack. South-east side: projecting gables flanking central gable. Restored stone mullion windows to end gable of C17 wing with original mullions to cellar window only. C20 windows under restored lintels to remainder. South-west side: projecting gable-end of main range to left with projecting stone stack and 2-light casement at first floor. C18 wing to right with projecting stone eaves stack and C20 casement with stone keyed lintel and hoodmould on each storey. INTERIOR: main front range has single trenched-purlin roof with chamfered purlins and diagonally-set ridge. 2 trusses to south bay consist of cambered tie beam, 3 vertical struts, collar with twin raking struts. Inner truss has square framing to cross wall. Central 2 bays form former medieval open hall: heavy single purlins with, in common with other main members, hollow chamfers and run-out stops. Central hall open truss: arched braced base crucks with cambered collar with central vertical strut and twin cusped raking-struts over. Hall end truss: deeply chamfered cambered tie beam with vertical strut, collar with twin raking struts over, square framing under tie beam with cambered girding beam with bowtell-moulded chamfer. Hall bays infilled with C17 deeply chamfered bridging beams and chamfered floor joists. Cross wing of 2 C16 bays with double trenched-purlin roof and 2 trusses, each with a single vertical strut flanked by twin raking struts under collar and with truncated principals. Cross-frames below have square framing with upper tension braces, girding beams, jowled posts, and arched door-head. C17 cross wing extension has 2 trusses, one with 2 vertical struts and collar, one with twin raking struts. Deep chamfered bridging beams. (Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society: Shrewsbury: 1987-: P 41-44).

Listing NGR: SO6061279474

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society' in Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, (1987), 41-44

National Grid Reference: SO 60612 79474


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