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Tithe House, Ford

Description: Tithe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258975

OS Grid Reference: SJ4136511309
OS Grid Coordinates: 341365, 311309
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6963, -2.8690

Location: Ford, Shropshire SY5 9GQ

Locality: Ford
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9GQ

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Listing Text


6/70 Tithe House
- II

Farmhouse, now disused. Dated 1755. Red brick on coursed rubblestone
plinth; asbestos slate roof. 2-room plan. One storey and gable-lit
attic. Projecting brick eaves courses and parapeted gable ends
with chamfered red sandstone copings; external brick end stacks. 2-
window front; C19 two-light wooden casements, that to right with
segmental head; central 2-panelled door and brick porch with chamfered
stone-coped parapeted gable and yellow sandstone datestone: A
2-light wooden casements flanking stacks in each gable end. T : M
Two 2-light wooden casements at rear. One storey out-house 1755
set back to right with brick end stack. Interior: staircase up from
entrance; left-hand ground-floor room with pair of transverse beams,
and large open fireplace with bread oven and cast iron range. This
house was built for Thomas Ambler, the improprieter of the tithes of
Ford, and later occupied by his tithe collector. It is an early and
a well preserved small post-enclosure farmhouse and is specially
notable as a dated example. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p. 228.

Listing NGR: SJ4136511309

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Source: English Heritage

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