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Old Porch House, Cressage

Description: Old Porch House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258814

OS Grid Reference: SJ5898004050
OS Grid Coordinates: 358980, 304050
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6326, -2.6075

Location: Crown Lane, Cressage, Shropshire SY5 6BT

Locality: Cressage
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6BT

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SE
(west side)
4/32 Old Porch House

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, north front re-faced mid-C18, with
later additions and alterations. Timber framed on rendered plinth
with plaster infill (roughcast brick north front), plain tile roofs.
Originally an L-plan; hall of 3 framed bays with 2-bay cross-wing
projecting to west, the north side of which was re-built in brick in
C18; late C19 gabled brick addition and low flat-roofed late C20
extension in angle between. 2 storeys and attics; framing: much
renewed in late C20, three irregular square and rectangular panels
above girding beam with close-set vertical posts below, long and
short straight tension braces; open gabled 2-storey porch (probably
mid-C17) on east side of hall range also has close-set vertical posts
and a jettied gable on carved corner brackets, splat balusters to
sides; 3-bay north front has late C20 glazing bar sashes replacing
earlier sash windows, those to ground floor in canted bays, linked
by a verandah with a central late C20 French window below; gabled
dormers in roof slope to left and right, dentilled eaves cornice;
red brick ridge stack to hall range with twin diagonal shafts and
moulded capping, prominent external stack to right gable end of north
front. Salop Fire Insurance plate numbered 14076 over door in C17
porch. Interior: inspection not possible at time of re-survey (1985)
but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ5898004050

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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