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Reilth Farmhouse, Mainstone

Description: Reilth Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 257323

OS Grid Reference: SO2794286896
OS Grid Coordinates: 327942, 286896
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4752, -3.0623

Location: Mainstone, Shropshire SY9 5LG

Locality: Mainstone
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5LG

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Listing Text


3/230 Reilth Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably late C16 with mid-C18 and early to mid-C19 alterations
and additions. Timber framed, refaced and partly rebuilt in coursed lime-
stone rubble; slate roofs. 'Hall' and cross wing plan with baffle entry;
aligned north-west/south-east. 2 storeys and attic. Large rendered stone
and brick ridge stack axial with entrance to right and integral stone end stack
at rear of right-hand cross-wing. 4-window front with large gables over
ends; mid-to-late C19 and C20 wooden 2- and 3-light cross casements;
2-storeyed gabled porch to right of centre with pair of half-glazed doors
and porch consisting of attenuated unfluted Doric columns supporting partial
entablature. Datestone "TBS/1749" in gable of right-hand cross-wing.
Cross-wing extends to rear with evidence of timber frame post in north-
west corner close to chimney stack; single storey kitchen wing with central
ridge stack forms cross-wing rear extension to north-west. Interior:
collar and tie-beam roof trusses with queen struts; 'hall' has high
chamfered beams with stops, and early C19 kitchen-range style fireplace
with segmental arch and high shelf; steps up to cross-wing which contains
in ground floor north room a good mid-C18 fireplace with bolection moulded
surround and pulvinated frieze, also a good display cupboard with shell
niche and shaped shelves; early C19 staircase with columnular newel and
stick balusters; C18 panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SO2794286896

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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