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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: 1383762



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wheathill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Feb-2000

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484194

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SO67NW SILVINGTON 482-1/7/206 Manor Farmhouse and byre 12/11/54 (Formerly Listed as: SILVINGTON Manor House)


Farmhouse with byre. C13 and C16. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain-tile roof. C16 central stone stack with C20 brick shaft. Projecting stone gable-end stacks with brick upper shafts. L-shaped plan of 4-window range aligned north-south and rear cross wing. 2 bays at south of front range is surviving medieval range now used as byre. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. To left of east front are bays with surviving medieval evidence; tall lancet with stone-blocked lower section, granary steps partly masking ground-floor stone mullion windows, with evidence of similar window blocked at first floor at plain boarded door. To centre are 3 oak mullioned windows with leaded lights at first-floor level, with ground-floor 6-panelled entrance door with upper panels glazed, covered by C20 tiled gabled open porch. To right on both floors is wood mullion and transom window with leaded lights. Right return side: gable end of main range has central projecting stone stack flanked by timber transom windows with leaded lights at both floors. Cross wing north wall with 3-light stone mullion with vestigial hoodmould over, 2-light casement at ground floor. Brick and stone single-storey lean-to and gabled extensions to right end. Left return side with large c1950 buttress at centre, tall cusped lancet opening to left, stone-blocked window to right. Gable apex rendered above ashlar string course and with illegible inscribed tablet inset. Rear to west: 2 central tall lancets with chamfered reveals, one with stone transom, one stone-blocked, with dove holes and ledges below eaves. To right is a slit window, blocked stone mullion window, later inserted plain boarded door with brick segmental arch, 2-light casement at first floor. To left C20 door and window over. Rear of cross-wing (south): 2 C20 casements in earlier openings with straight hoodmoulds. INTERIOR: south bay of main range has heavy oak plank first-floor floorboards, probably medieval, on plain bridging beam. Next bay has C16 inserted first-floor frame into probable medieval open hall. C16 inserted stone stack in the next bay with large fireplace facing into former open hall with large Tudor-arched mantlebeam. C16 oak dogleg staircase. Square-framed lateral and cross-frame internal partitions. Complete main range re-roofed in C16 with double trenched-purlin roof with diagonally-set ridge, large straight wind braces, and 6 trusses: 2 trusses with twin pairs of raking struts below collar, and 4 trusses with 4 vertical struts below collar with twin raking struts over. Truss in south bay is closed at attic level with wattle and daub panels. King-post trusses in cross wing.

Listing NGR: SO6204879856

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National Grid Reference: SO 62048 79856


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