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Little Heath Farmhouse, Knockin

Description: Little Heath Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 256585

OS Grid Reference: SJ3545422771
OS Grid Coordinates: 335454, 322771
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7986, -2.9588

Location: Knockin, Shropshire SY11 4EU

Locality: Knockin
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4EU

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Listing Text

KNOCKIN C.P. B.4397 (north side)
SJ 32 SE

8/37 Little Heath Farm-
- house

- II

Farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled late C17 or early C18 and C19 with
later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted brick infill,
painted uncoursed limestone rubble and brick painted in imitation of
timber frame; graded slate roofs. Original house apparently a T-plan
consisting of hall range aligned east-west with gabled cross-wing projecting
on west. Cross-wing demolished above tie beam level and incorporated
in larger C19 range aligned east-west, which has contemporary rubblestone
range at right-angles to south. One storey and attic to hall range,
2 storeys to C19 range. Framing: hall range has square panels, 3 from
cill to 3 wall-plate, to front and rear. Light timber frame to C19
range including long straight tension brace on north side. Brick painted
black and white in imitation of timber frame. North side has two C20
fixed-light windows to hall range and C19 casement on each floor to left
of C19 range, which also has small C19 window directly below eaves to
right and C20 fixed-light window on ground floor to right. Red brick
ridge stack with dentilled capping to centre or hall range and similar
stack in 2 sections to C19 range. Full-height brick lean-to in angle
between ranges and C19 brick lean-to to rear of hall range. Interior.
Hall range has chamfered spine beam and heavy joists to left ground-
floor room. Large central stack with infilled inglenook fireplace.
Dairy to right front room. Oak winder staircase to first floor which
has wide boarded oak floor boards and collar and tie beam truss to left.
Higher range has chamfered ceiling beams on ground floor dating from
original cross-wing. Exposed principal rafter and collar of roughly
central collar and tie beam truss (visible on first floor) shows that
the range incorporates the substantial remains of a gabled cross-wing
aligned north-south.

Listing NGR: SJ3545422771

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Source: English Heritage

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