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Lower Broughton Farmhouse, Lydham

Description: Lower Broughton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 257075

OS Grid Reference: SO3136190597
OS Grid Coordinates: 331361, 290597
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5089, -3.0127

Location: Lydham, Shropshire SY15 6SZ

Locality: Lydham
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY15 6SZ

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Listing Text


2/160 Lower Broughton Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably C15 with C19 and C20 alterations and additions.
Rendered timber frame, uncoursed rubble plinth and refaced end walls,
rendered brick additions to rear, and graded slate roof. Former 2-framed
bay open hall with screens passage, 2 framed bay low end and one framed bay
high end. 2 storeys with gable-lit attic. Framing: square panels. Stack off-
centre to left off-ridge to front. Stack to left at rear and end stack to C20
wing. 4-window front; 3 first floor C19 casements to right and glazing bar
sash to left; early C19 ground floor glazing bar sash to left, and C20 bowed
casement off-centre to right. Half-glazed door with gabled porch off-centre to
left between first and second windows from left, and C19 boarded door to right
with 3-light overlight. Exposed queen strut truss in right-hand gable end.
Interior: queen strut roof trusses with V-struts above, trenched double purlins,
windbraces, and smoke blackening in hall and screens bays; hall has central
jointed-cruck truss with continuous chamfer, arch bracing to collar with
V-struts above, and Alcock apex type E. Inserted stack and ground floor fire-
place with moulded straight-sided arched lintel. Alcock,

Listing NGR: SO3136190597

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Source: English Heritage

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