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School Bank, Worthen with Shelve

Description: School Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257462

OS Grid Reference: SJ3214602513
OS Grid Coordinates: 332146, 302513
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6161, -3.0036

Location: Betton, Worthen, Shropshire SY5 0DU

Locality: Worthen with Shelve
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0DU

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SW

5/131 Nos. 2 and 3, School
- Bank (formerly
21.3.68 listed as School Bank


Farmhouse, now divided into 2 cottages. C.1600 with later additions
and alterations. Timber framed with plaster infill on painted brick
plinth; machine tile roof. L-plan with gabled cross-wing projecting
to rear. 2 storeys. Framing: small square and rectangular panels,
4 from cill to wall-plate but altered to front of main range, with
occasional quatrefoil decoration and short straight tension braces;
front gable of cross-wing has herringbone decoration above tie beam;
collar and tie beam truss with raking and vertical struts and v-struts
from collar to rear gable; massive projecting double-purlin ends and
C19 cusped bargeboards to all gables. Mid-C19 fenestration; 3-light
cast-iron Gothic casements, one to ground floor of main range and
one to gabled half-dormer directly above, one on each floor to front
gable of cross-wing. Entrances to left and right sides through boarded
doors with bracketed lean-to hoods. Large ridge stack to right of
main range rebuilt in mid-C19 blue engineering brick with moulded
capping. Interior: not inspected but said to have massive deep-chamfered
ceiling beams and heavy joists.

Listing NGR: SJ3214602513

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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