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New House, Bucknell

Description: New House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 257535

OS Grid Reference: SO3523874072
OS Grid Coordinates: 335238, 274072
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3609, -2.9524

Locality: Bucknell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 0AH

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Listing Text

SO 37 SE
side), Bucknell
12/31 New House
- II

Farmhouse, now divided into 2. Probably C16 and C17, extended early C19
with later additions and alterations. Timber frame and roughly coursed
and uncoursed limestone rubble now mainly roughcast; stone slate and slate
roofs. Complex plan evolving from H-shaped house with additional central
gables to front and rear; wide gabled range with later flanking lean-tos
to rear of right gable and another gabled range projecting at right-angles
from space between rear centre gable and left gable (rear). C19 two-bay
addition to front to right of right gable. 2 storeys and attics with wide
boarded eaves to C19 part. 1:2:1 windows to original H-plan; left gable
has glazing bar sash to ground floor and horned 6-paned sash to first floor;
centre gable has C19 casements on first floor and to left of central 6-Panel
flush door under C19 gabled hood; C19 four-panel door with rectangular barred
overlight to right. Right gable has 4-paned sash to first floor and 16-
paned glazing bar sash to ground floor. Glazing bar sashes to C19 addition,
16-paned to lower right. Entrance to left, 6-panel door with wreathed and
radiating semi-circular fanlight, similar to that at Weir House (q.v.), and
hood supported by carved brackets; contemporary brass door knocker. Projecting single-purlin ends
to gables. Left gable has external lateral rubblestone stack with red brick shaft; red brick
ridge stack with dentilled capping to right gable and external end stack,
also with red brick shaft and dentilled capping, to right of C19 addition.
Gabled range to rear of right gable has large external rubblestone end stack
with red brick shaft; red brick ridge stack to other gabled range at junction
with main section of house. Eaves of this gabled range have been raised:
see queen-strut truss with slightly curved principal rafters to gable end.
Steps down to cellar under C19 range. Interior. Only partial inspection
possible at time of resurvey. (August 1986) - right section of building,
including right gable of original H-plan house. Walls and ceilings plastered
over and full access to roof not possible; C19 part has king-post trusses.
Inspection of left part of building likely to reveal features of special

Listing NGR: SO3523874072

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Source: English Heritage

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