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The Old Shop, Wentnor

Description: The Old Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 256903

OS Grid Reference: SO3848692867
OS Grid Coordinates: 338486, 292867
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5302, -2.9082

Location: Wentnor, Shropshire SY9 5EE

Locality: Wentnor
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5EE

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Listing Text


7/57 The Old Shop
(formerly listed as
1/12/51 Post Office)

- II

Former farmhouse, now house. C17, altered C19 and C20. Uncoursed limestone
rubble, partly brick to rear and plastered to south and west gable ends, machine
tile roof. T-shaped in plan with 3-bay range aligned north-south and a central
single-bay projection to west. One storey and attic; central projection one window
deep, flanked by one window on right and blank wall to left, one gabled dormer to
south, one to west, windows all C20 casements; prominent stack with red brick capping
to west gable end projection, outer C20 doors to south and west; C19 catslide outshut
to rear with bread oven. Lower projecting single-storeyed range (former cowhouse)
to west, 3 windows and roughly central door. Interior. Most impressive feature is
inglenook fireplace with chamfered lintel; ground floor rooms to south and west with
chamfered beams and exposed square panelling to cross wall; the roof is of Queen strut;
construction. Although formerly listed, the old list description was actually
mistakenly of Snead Farmhouse (q.v.) which presumably it was intended to list.

Listing NGR: SO3848692867

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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