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The Tin House, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: The Tin House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257398

OS Grid Reference: SO2909797447
OS Grid Coordinates: 329097, 297447
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5702, -3.0476

Location: Chirbury, Shropshire SY15 6DE

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

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Listing Text

SO 29 NE

8/73 The Tin House


Farmhouse, now house. Late C15 or early C16, considerably remodelled
early C19 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with
rendered infill on rubblestone plinth; left-hand part of early C19
red brick with roughly coursed limestone rubble to gable end, corrugated
iron cladding to rear; slate roof has internal red brick end stack
to right and 2 external end stacks to left. Original plan probably
consisted of 2-bay cross-wing aligned north-south with now demolished
hall-range to east; gables of cross-wing removed so that former tie
beams are now wall-plates of present house; C19 addition built on site
of former hall range. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Framing: exposed
only to right side Of house and part of right gable end at time of
resurvey (October 1985), close studding with middle rail. Mid-C19 casement
on each floor to left lower with segmental head; right side has late
C20 three-light mullion window on each floor, lower in position of
original window; C20 lean-to porch to centre with boarded door. Interior:
timber frame exposed to former cross-wing, close studding to external
walls and square panels to cross wall; ceiling height of ground-floor
rooms increased, cross beams with mortices for former joists; upstairs
the principal rafters of former central truss survive to show cross-
wing was originally aligned north-south; there is also a wall post
with mortices at the junction of cross-wing and presumed former hall-
range. Also known as Nessmynydd.

Listing NGR: SO2909797447

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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