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Church Farmhouse, Edgton

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257632

OS Grid Reference: SO3871085742
OS Grid Coordinates: 338710, 285742
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4662, -2.9036

Location: Edgton, Shropshire SY7 8HN

Locality: Edgton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 8HN

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Listing Text

SO 38 NE
1/128 Church Farmhouse

Farmhouse and attached former malthouse. Late C16, extended and remodelled
early C18 with later additions and alterations. Regularly coursed and
dressed limestone block facing to rubble core to cross-wing (uncoursed
rubble exposed to rear gable); regularly coursed and dressed rubble to
long range. Also partly timber framed (roughcast and weatherboarded to
front of long range); machine tile and corrugated iron roofs. Basic L-
plan with gabled cross-wing projecting to rear on right; 2 gables project-
ing to rear of long range with various rubblestone lean-tos attached;
lower malthouse attached to gable end of long range. 2 storeys. Early
C20 casement-fenestration to house, one on each floor to cross-wing and
to long range, first-floor window breaking eaves. Entrance to left of
cross-wing; flat-roofed stone porch over 6-panel door (top panels now
glazed) in fluted wood surround. Partly illegible datestone inscribed
"SL/J/-7--" above first-floor window to gable. Former integral end
stack with dripstone and red brick top at junction with continuation of
malthouse to higher range and prominent rendered ridge stack to centre of
cross-wing. Malthouse has plank door on first floor approached by
external lateral stone steps with small hatches to ground floor and below
eaves. Lower range has plank door to right with small hatch immediately
to left and small ridge stack. Decorative cusped quatrefoil framing
(probably late C16)to apex of gable projecting to rear. Leaded casement
to first floor of rear gable projecting roughly on line with stack.
Interior: inspection of house not possible at time of resurvey (September
1986) but said to have moulded and chamfered ceiling beams and heavy
joists; decorative wainscot panelling. Malthouse: back wall and part
of front wall to higher range timber framed(square panels with wattle and
daub infill). Higher range is on 3 levels with collar and tie beam roof
in 2 bays and large stack of house visible to right. Lower range has
well-preserved vaulted red brick kiln, complete with furnace, to ground
floor and drying floor with perforated tiles above.

Listing NGR: SO3871085742

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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