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Home Farmhouse, Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Description: Home Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 258888

OS Grid Reference: SJ6152505304
OS Grid Coordinates: 361525, 305304
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6441, -2.5701

Location: B4380, Leighton, Shropshire SY5 6RR

Locality: Leighton and Eaton Constantine
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6RR

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Listing Text

SJ 60 NW
2/103 Home Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Mid-C14, extended late C16, re-faced in brick
early to mid-C18. Red brick, largely concealing and partly replacing
timber frame, plain tile roof. L-plan developing from 2-bay open hall
aligned north-south with 4-bay range added at right-angles in late C16,
mid-C19 addition to rear of C14 part. 2 storeys; framing: exposed to
back wall of C16 range, 2 square panels above high (probably later)
brick plinth, short straight tension braces; irregular fenestration,
4 mid-C19 casements below eaves to long range and one casement with
segmental head to each side of roughly central mid-C19 four-panel door
on ground floor, gable to left has one segmental-headed casement to
each floor; massive external brick end stack to right (probably C17)
with twin diamond shafts, prominent external stack to back wall of
long range also with 2 diamond shafts and lateral stack to left of
medieval range (the tops of all the stacks have been re-built in mid-
C19 yellowish brown brick). Interior: chamfered cross-beam ceiling
to left of entrance and chamfered ceiling beams with ogee stops to
other rooms in C16 range; infilled inglenook fireplace to back wall
and several C17 plank doors with pointed strap hinges throughout;
main feature of interest is the central crown-post truss to C14 range
(visible in attic), plain crown-post with chamfered collar purlin,
cambered tie beam and cusped struts; Queen-strut roof in 4 bays to
C16 range has double purlins and straight windbraces.

Listing NGR: SJ6152505304

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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