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Hogstow Farmhouse, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Hogstow Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257493

OS Grid Reference: SJ3609800766
OS Grid Coordinates: 336098, 300766
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6009, -2.9449

Location: Worthen, Shropshire SY5 0PD

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

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SE

6/163 Hogstow Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably early C17, possibly incorporating parts
of an earlier building, parly rebuilt early C18 with later additions
and alterations. Timber framed with red brick infill, largely rebuilt
in red brick with uncoursed limestone rubble addition; plain tile and
corrugated iron roof. Existing range apparently originally a 3-unit
baffle-entry plan, possibly with range running at right-angles to rear
on right, left section demolished and rebuilt C18 with attached outbuilding
added to left C19. 2 storeys. Framing: survives to right of stack;
square and rectangular panels with straight tension braces much repaired
and altered; jowled wall post with mortices to rear right-hand corner
suggests possible former existence of a range to rear. Late C19 and
C20 casements, 3 directly below eaves to brick section with one to left
and 2 to right of segmental-headed boarded door, that to right also
with segmental head; one C19 casement on ground floor of timber framed
part. Large red brick ridge stack at junction of 2 sections of house
and small red brick stack to left at junction between house and attached
outbuildings. Interior: present domestic accomodation (red brick part)
consists of 2 wide bays, divided by wide straight flight oak staircase,
approached from rear, to left of centre with red brick partition to
right. Left ground-floor room has chamfered spine beam with heavy joists,
chamfered and with straight-cut stops to front, and plain to rear; similar
chamfered spine beam and heavy joists to right ground-floor room, which
has inglenook fireplace to large stack. Timber framed part also has
inglenook fireplace and massive chamfered spine beam with straight-
cut stops. Plank and muntin doors with pointed strap hinges throughout.
Original oak floor boards to first floor and stepping visible to large
brick stack. Collar and tie beam roof trusses to left of staircase
and to right gable end.

Listing NGR: SJ3609800766

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Source: English Heritage

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