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Description: Shelfield Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257428
OS Grid Reference: SO3431199859
OS Grid Coordinates: 334311, 299859
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5925, -2.9711
WORTHEN C.P. -
SO 39 NW
9/95 Shelfield Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed with brick infill and front wall rebuilt in stone, now roughcast;
slate roof. 5 bay baffle-entry plan. One storey and attic; late C20
casement fenestration, 4 windows to ground floor, including one to
left of half-glazed door in lean-to projection, and 3 gabled eaves
dormers; subsidiary entrance through boarded door immediately to right
of left window. Red brick ridge stack directly above half-glazed door.
Interior: timber frame partly exposed to back wall (renewed) and square
panels to cross walls; ground-floor room to right of stack (which has
large inglenook fireplace) has massive chamfered cross beam supported
on cast-iron column to front (presumably contemporary with rebuilding
of front walls) and heavy joists; straight-flight oak staircase behind
stack. Ground-floor room to far right has C19 shelves inset in wall
to right of fireplace; plank and muntin doors with pointed strap hinges
throughout and original floor boards to first floor. Collar and tie
beam roof in 5 bays (including chimney bay) has exposed trusses; large
stepped brick stack concealed by plasterboard at time of resurvey (December
1985). Prominent 2-storey C19 addition attached to right is not of
special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SO3431199859
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Source: English Heritage
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