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Description: Town House and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 155116
OS Grid Reference: SO4209138810
OS Grid Coordinates: 342091, 238810
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0446, -2.8458
SO 43 NW MADLEY CP -
4/63 Town House and
House. Possibly C16 with C17 extension and later alterations. Timber-
frame with brick and plaster infill partly underbuilt in brick, Welsh
slate roofs with sandstone rubble and brick stacks. Irregular plan com-
prising main range aligned roughly north-east/south-west with cross-wings
at each end and subsidiary block attached to southern cross-wing. Cellar
with two storeys and attic. North-west elevation has 1:2:1 windows, 2-
and 3-light C19 casements, the left one under a segmental head, ground floor
has 2-light segmentally-headed casement to left wing and a 2-light casement
to the right of the centre part and the centre of the right wing; lean-to
on south-west end is timber-framed with glazed entrance door; attached to
the rear of the lean-to and the south corner of the southern cross-wing
is an outbuilding, probably C17, timber-framed with brick plinth and infill,
two structural bays, two storeys, one 2-light late C20 casement to left of
centre in south-west elevation, corner posts and main wall-post carrying
angle struts to ties and wall-plates. Interior said to contain C17 staircase
reported in RCHM (Vol I, p 197). The cross-wings were probably gabled before
the roofs were altered.
Listing NGR: SO4209138810
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