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The Lack, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: The Lack

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 257342

OS Grid Reference: SO2651693860
OS Grid Coordinates: 326516, 293860
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5376, -3.0848

Location: A489, Chirbury, Shropshire SY15 6HU

Locality: Chirbury with Brompton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY15 6HU

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Listing Text

BROMPTON AND A 489 (south side)

12/11 The Lack
1.12.51 II*

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed
with plaster and painted brick infill; slate roof. Baffle-entry plan.
2 storeys; 3 framed bays with further bay to left added or re-built in
mid-C19. Framing: close-set vertical posts with middle rail to ground
floor. Jettied first floor with richly mouded bressumer supported on
decorated carved brackets has herringbone decoration to front; jetty also
on second floor to right gable end; small square panels to rear on first
floor with ground floor under-built in brick. Left bay in C19 brick now
painted black and white in imitation of timber frame. Irregular fenestration,
late C19 casements throughout, 2 on first floor to timber framed part and
2 on ground floor; first-floor window of right gable end has moulded wooden
cill of an earlier window. Brick addition has segmental-headed casement
on each floor. C20 boarded door in moulded surround to left of C17
part has C20 red brick ridge stack immediately to left. Interior:
considerably altered early C20 with new staircase and fireplaces but
retains chamfered cross-beam ceiling with ogee stops to right ground-floor

Listing NGR: SO2651693860

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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