Description: Pond House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257440
OS Grid Reference: SJ3421606547
OS Grid Coordinates: 334216, 306547
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6527, -2.9739
WORTHEN C.P. ASTON ROGERS
SJ 30 NW
2/108 Pond House Farmhouse
- (formerly listed
21.3.68 as Pond House)
Shown on O.S. map as Pound House.
Farmhouse. Late C15 or early C16, extended early C17 with later additions
and alterations. Timber framed with painted brick infill; slate roofs.
L-plan comprising hall range of 4 unequal framed bays with short 2-
bay cross-wing added to left in early C17. 2 storeys. Framing: square
panels, 4 from cill to wall-plate with short straight tension braces
to back wall of hall range and 2 above inserted brick plinth to front;
right gable end clad in late C20 brick and left gable end rebuilt in
mid-C19 brick but retaining jowled wall posts. Cross-wing has square
and rectangular panels, 4 from cill to wall-plate with short straight
tension braces; upper and lower collars with vertical struts. 1:2
windows, late C19 and C20 casements. Entrance through mid-C19 gabled
brick porch with 4-panel door and pointed overlight in angle between
ranges. Red brick ridge stack directly above with subsidiary brick
stack in front part of roof slope to far right. Interior: chamfered
ceiling beams to ground-floor rooms, those in main room with unusually-
shaped ogee stops; large inglenook fireplace with chamfered wooden
lintel. Jowled wall-post with brace supporting tie beam visible on
oak winder staircase to back wall. Plank and muntin doors with pointed
strap hinges throughout. Collar and tie beam roof in 4 bays to hall
range (including chimney bay) has double purlins and straight windbraces.
The house stands within a well-preserved oval-shaped moat (now dry).
Listing NGR: SJ3421606547
Source: English Heritage
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