Description: Lower Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244628
OS Grid Reference: SP3732742796
OS Grid Coordinates: 437327, 242796
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0823, -1.4567
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SHENINGTON WITH ALKERTON SHENINGTON
7/72 Lower Farmhouse
Farmhouse now house. C17 origins with early C18 and C19 alterations and
additions. Early. C18 front on road has squared, coursed ironstone approaching
ashlar. Slate roof. Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. Ironstone quoins.
Stone ridge stacks with stone bases and renewed shafts. Irregular plan, with C18
block on main road and earlier range altered in C19 extending to rear along
lane. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Elevation to road has 3 sashes in moulded wood
frames on both ground and first floor, Entrance front on angle. 2 storeys.
2-window range. Entrance to right has 6-panelled door with glazed panels,
moulded stone architrave surround with cornice. 12-pane sash in moulded wood
frame to left has stone lintel. 2 similar sashes to first floor with keyblock
surrounds. Fire plaque. Return up lane. 2 storeys. 5-window range. Ground floor
has sashes with stone flat arches, 2-light casements and C20 windows. First
floor has similar windows. Interior. Rear has a stop-chamfered beam and stud
partition. Early C18 range on roadside has a C18 panelled room, marble fireplace
and C18 staircase. One window said to be dated 1722.
Listing NGR: SP3732742796
Source: English Heritage
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