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Brook House Farmhouse, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Brook House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257450

OS Grid Reference: SJ3005904200
OS Grid Coordinates: 330059, 304200
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6310, -3.0348

Location: Binweston Lane, Worthen, Shropshire SY5 9JG

Locality: Worthen with Shelve
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9JG

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SW

5/118 Brook House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. C17, extended and eaves raised late C18 with mid-C19 additions
and alterations. Timber framed with red brick infill, rebuilding and
additions; slate roofs. Original house apparently of 3 or 4 framed
bays, extended to left 1778 (datestone) and eaves raised simultaneously;
shorter parallel range to south added mid-C19. 2 storeys. Framing:
fragmentary square panels, probably originally 4 from cill to wall-
plate with short straight tension braces; ground floor largely rebuilt
in brick to north. Irregular fenestration; two C20 casements directly
below eaves to left and similar opening to right; C19 segmental-headed
casement to left of boarded door and wide C20 casement to right, cutting
blocked segmental-headed opening; wide inserted recess to right. Brown
brick ridge stack to left at junction Pith C18 addition. This addition
has segmental-headed boarded door anddatestone "1778" to gable end.
C19 range to south of 2 storeys with dentilled eaves cornice;
3-window front, segmental-headed casements with internal shutters.
Central entrance; plain pilastered doorcase with bracketed flat hood,
panelled reveals and 6-panel door with rectangular barred overlight.
Integral end stacks. Interior: left ground-floor room has chamfered
ceiling beam. Bay over recess has original Queen-strut truss to left
and a truncated integral end stack to right.

Listing NGR: SJ3005904200

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Source: English Heritage

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