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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: 1383684



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bitterley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484116

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SO57NW MIDDLETON 482-1/5/90 Crowleasowes 12/11/54


Farmhouse. Early C17 on earlier core, C19 extension wing. Brick; stone rubble to C19 wing. Plain-tiled roof with brick-coped gables. Large brick stepped eaves stack with 5 rows of cogged brick ornament and twin diagonally-set shafts and oversailing capping. Integral C19 ornamental brick eaves stack to rear and gable-end stack to front of C19 wing. PLAN: original L-shape plan of parallel gabled wings and with third parallel gabled wing added in C19. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. South-east front: original portion of front has 2 gables, the left smaller than the right; brick band overall at first floor and thinner band on line of closely-set brick ogee-moulded corbels above upper windows. Below larger gable a further 3 rows of brick ornamentation (2 rows rounded, 1 cogged) and a similar 2 rows below smaller gable. One stepped brick window with central mullion in each gable head and 3 framed and mullioned windows at irregular heights on first storey. 3 similar windows to ground storey, the left window transomed. Window lights generally metal casements with some lattice-leaded. All mullions and frames are brick, rendered to imitate stone. Raised brick surround to doorway of rusticated pilasters surmounted by a brick pediment, under which is an elliptical moulded arch; raised brick pilaster at right-hand angle surmounted by a ball finial. Plain boarded and cross-boarded nail-studded entrance door. C20 casements to C19 gable end to left. North-east return: 2 similar windows on upper floor and one on ground floor; brick band to first floor continued from front. In centre a projecting brick stack. Rear at north-west: C17 gable to left mirrors that to the front but with single 2-light mullion at ground floor. C19 stone gable to right with 3/6 sash with 6/6 sash under as for south-west side. Slate-roofed outshut between gables. Left return side (south-west): 2-storey 3-window range with 3/6 sashes and 6/6 sashes at ground level with brick segmental arches and stone sills. Central pair of glazed doors with doorcase of plain pilasters and entablature. INTERIOR: C16 core of single trenched-purlin roof in central wing. 2 trusses survive, each of cambered tie beam, 4 vertical struts and collar. Reused C16 oak panelling reset at ground-floor middle bay. Reputed to have been built by Dutch craftsmen in 1623 whilst building Kyre near Tenbury.

Listing NGR: SO5469778357

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National Grid Reference: SO 54697 78357


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