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Description: Castle Frome
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150376
OS Grid Reference: SO3324451288
OS Grid Coordinates: 333244, 251288
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1558, -2.9772
ALMELEY CP -
SO 35 SW
1/7 Castle Frome
Farmhouse. Possibly C14 or C15 with C17 and later alterations. Sandstone
rubble plinth, timber-frame with brick infill, weatherboards and roughcast
sandstone rubble gable. Sandstone slate and corrugated iron roof. Sandstone
rubble stacks with brick shafts. L-plan with main range aligned east/west
and wing projecting northwards at west end. One storey and attic. South
elevation has exposed timber-framed gable front to left. Stone stack with
brick shaft partly masks scissor struts in gable top. To the left of the
stack are two square early C20 windows and to the right one 2-light late C20
casement. To the right of the gable is ledged door into main range which has
roof half-hipped to the right. West elevation is roughcast and has two gabled
dormers. North elevation has two timber-framed gables in projecting front to
right. Frame is south side of projecting wing has three panels of thin scant-
ling to first floor. Interior of eastern weatherboarded part of main range
is a barn, formerly perhaps a hall, with three pairs of cruck blades, all with
collars and spurs and one with arch-braces to its collar. (RCHM, Vol III, p 8).
Listing NGR: SO3324451288
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Source: English Heritage
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