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Plas Wigginton, St Martin's

Description: Plas Wigginton

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255731

OS Grid Reference: SJ3337435654
OS Grid Coordinates: 333374, 335654
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9142, -2.9922

Location: St Martins, Shropshire SY11 3HP

Locality: St Martin's
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 3HP

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Listing Text

SJ 33 NW
2/19 Plas Wigginton
Farmhouse, now house. Probably C14 or C15 core, remodelled early C17 with
later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted brick infill,
largely cement rendered in imitation to front; slate roofs. Original plan
apparently an open hall of 2 wide framed bays possibly with smoke bay; later
2-bay gabled cross-wing projecting to rear. 2 storeys. Framing: exposed
to rear of hall range; large square panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate; collar
and tie beam truss with projecting single-purlin ends to right gable end.
Irregular fenestration; 2 late C19 casements directly below eaves to hall
range with 2 asymmetrically placed segmental-headed early C20 casements to
ground floor; vertical rectangular casement to left of C20 gabled timber porch
which has inscription "HOME" to lintel and inner 6-panel double doors (upper
panels now glazed). Cross-wing has early C20 casement on each floor to gable.
C20 red brick ridge stack immediately to right of porch to hall range and
similar external end stack to right. External lateral stack with dentilled
band to top to left of cross-wing and large stepped external end stack to
rear gable. Lower, probably early C19, single-storey brick additon with
dentilled eaves cornice to right gable end of hall range, also cement rendered
in imitation of timber frame. Interior: timber frame exposed to both hall
range and cross-wing on ground floor including to cross walls; large square
panels. Chamfered ceiling beams and heavy joists throughout ground floor.
Hall range has collar and tie beam roof in 2 1/2 bays with jowled wall posts
straight windbraces and mortices for braces from wall posts to tie beams,
suggesting that hall range was formerly open to roof. Collar and tie beam
roof to cross-wing.

Listing NGR: SJ3337435654

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Source: English Heritage

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