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Model Farmbuildings Approximately 110 Metres South West of Trewern, Selattyn and Gobowen

Description: Model Farmbuildings Approximately 110 Metres South West of Trewern

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255747

OS Grid Reference: SJ2947732860
OS Grid Coordinates: 329477, 332860
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8886, -3.0496

Location: Selattyn, Shropshire SY10 7EE

Locality: Selattyn and Gobowen
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 7EE

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Listing Text

SJ 23 SE
4/34 Model Farmbuildings approx.
llOm south-west of Tre-
wern (formerly listed as
Trewern Farm Buildings)

Model Farmbuildings. Circa 1875 by Lloyd Williams and Underwood of Denbigh
with minor C20 additions and alterations. Yellow Ruabon brick with some
ashlar dressings; slate roofs. Grouped around 2 yards, south yard for stabling
and carts, north yard for livestock, partly separated by large byre with loft
and lower extension to west. West side of south yard defined by brick wall,
west side of north yard by threshing barn and engine house and north side
of north yard by milking shed. One and 2 storeys. East entrance front:
in symmetrical Italianate style spanning full length of 2 yards. Round-
arched cart entries to yards through double gates in wider and taller central
bay of the 5-bay ranges (outer arches blind and segmental-headed) to either
side of the 3-bay pedimented projecting end wall of byre. Each range terminates
in a slightly projecting blind 3-bay corner pavilion (left formerly coachman's
house) which has a pedimented gable and lunette window. Moulded and dentilled
cornices to the 3 pediments and above the cart entrances. Pediment of central
projection has round-headed arch with moulded keystone and banded rusticated
brick pillars framing window of 3 round-headed lights (stone) supported on
cast-iron columns with Early English-style capitals and bases. Tympanum
has circular stone opening possibly formerly housing a clock; blind segmental-
headed openings with keystones to left and right of window. Inside south
yard: west gable wall of byre has twin round-headed window with loft door
to right over inserted C20 entrance. Threshing barn on west side of north
yard has pairs of triple slit vents to either side of opposing cart entrances
with wooden sliding doors on external tracks. Single sets of air vents
on each floor to gables, which have projecting single-purlin ends. Engine
house: to north-west of barn, square tower with shallow hipped roof and
wide eaves. Chimney stack, also square in plan, projects from south-west
corner: octagonal shaft with stone cornice and parapet. Tower has 3 narrow
vertical recessed panels to each side, rising from a high offset plinth with
strips separating recesses offset at intermediate level. Upper and lower
ends of recesses are corbelled;offset courses and bands picked out in black
glazed brick. 4-bay cart shelter on south side of south yard has continuous
chamfered lintel with three brick pillars dividing vehicle bays; segmental-
headed windows above to left, second from left and right bays with segmental-
headed boarded door to third bay from left. External steps to right gable
end. Interior. Byre has loft floor supported by braced chamfered beams
and stone corbels. Tre-wern is not included in this list.

Listing NGR: SJ2947732860

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Source: English Heritage

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