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Henbarns Farmhouse, West Felton

Description: Henbarns Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255781

OS Grid Reference: SJ3803926556
OS Grid Coordinates: 338039, 326556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8329, -2.9211

Location: West Felton, Shropshire SY11 4HE

Locality: West Felton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4HE

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Listing Text

SJ 32 NE
8/68 Henbarns Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C17 with later additions and alteration. Timber framed
with painted brick infill on sandstone block plinth; slate roof. L-plan
consisting of hall range of 2 framed bays with 2-bay cross-wing projecting
to right. 2 storeys. Framing: square panels, 4 from cill to wall-plate
with long straight tension braces; collar and tie beam end trusses with
king struts and projecting single-purlin ends. Late C20 casements, 2 to
ground floor of hall range, that to right in position of infilled doorway
in angle between ranges, and one directly below eaves to right. Cross-
wing has two C20 casements to first floor and one late C19 casement above
tie beam to centre. Late C20 glazed door under lean-to porch to left with
contemporary casement to right. Roughly central red brick ridge stack
to hall range and external stack to right gable end, where hall range continues
for a short distance to right of cross-wing. Salop Fire Insurance Plate
between first-floor windows to cross-wing. C19 rubblestone lean-to to
right of cross-wing, partly rebuilt C20, and lower C19 lean-to against left
gable end of hall range. Interior. Chamfered ceiling beams and joists
to ground-floor rooms and timber frame (light square panels) exposed to
several cross walls. Partly infilled inglenook fireplace with segmental
wooden lintel to right gable end. Although the house looks a little later
a carved date "1623" is said to have been discovered to front during C20
restoration work.

Listing NGR: SJ3803926556

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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