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Worthen Hall Farmhouse, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Worthen Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257498

OS Grid Reference: SJ3290804805
OS Grid Coordinates: 332908, 304805
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6368, -2.9928

Location: B4386, Worthen, Shropshire SY5 9HW

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

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SW

5/168 Worthen Hall Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C1590 for Richard Powell with later additions and alterations.
Roughcast concealing timber frame with brick infill; slate roofs. T-plan
comprising gabled cross-wing to left and hall range apparently of 3½ framed
bays to right. 2 storeys and gable-lit attics. FRAMING: parts of square panels
visible beneath render to cross-wing with overhanging first floor to hall range.
C20 fenestration, one casement on each floor to cross-wing with 3 on first floor
of hall range and one to either side of roughly central gabled porch with round-
headed outer arch; inner 6-panel door has rectangular barred overlight. 2 massive
external stone stacks with red brick shafts to back wall of hall range and similar
lateral stack to cross-wing. INTERIOR: inspection not possible at time of
resurvey (December 1985) but said to have original oak panelling with curious
painted decoration to attics and deep-chamfered ceiling beams throughout. Richard
Powell, a wealthy merchant, was Bailiff of Shrewsbury in 1573 and 1591. Trans.
Salop Arch Soc, Series 4, Vol 9. (1923/4), pp 227-28.

Listing NGR: SJ3290804805

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Source: English Heritage

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