Description: Lower House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259020
OS Grid Reference: SJ3847309647
OS Grid Coordinates: 338473, 309647
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6810, -2.9115
In the entry for
9/113 WESTBURY CP SHREWSBURY ROAD
Lower House Farmhouse
The address shall be amended to read: SHREWSBURY ROAD
The Long House
(Formerly listed as
Lower House Farmhouse)
SJ 30 NE WESTBURY C.P. STONEY STRETTON
9/113 Lower House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid-C17 with late C19 alterations, partial rebuilding and
additions. Timber framed on brick plinth with red brick nogging;
partly rebuilt, eaves raised, and extended in red brick; plain tile
roofs. One framed bay with additions and 1½ framed bay projecting cross-
wing to west; baffle-entry plan. One storey and attic and 2 storeys.
Dentil brick eaves cornice to hall range; large squared and coursed red
sandstone and brick ridge stack off-centre to west, and external C19
brick end stack to east. Projecting cross-wing to left with attic
casement and ground-floor three-light C19 wooden casement; hall range
to right with 2 windows on each floor, 3-light C20 metal casements
except for first-floor C19 two-light wooden casement to right; lean-to
brick porch in angle of cross-wing to left with Tudor-style boarded door.
One storey lean-to to right; C19 gabled wing at rear. Cross-wing has
exposed collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts and V-struts.
Interior: collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts;- wind braces;
timber framed square-panelled cross-wall in cross-wing; chamfered
ceiling beams with ogee stops; large dressed sandstone stack; parlour
fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel and chamfered stone reveals
forming depressed arch, and cross-wing fireplace with depressed chamfered
stone arch. Despite later alterations this house retains good quality
interior details. C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in
Shropshire. Medieval - c.1850. The Parish of Westbury , Unpublished
thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 120.
Listing NGR: SJ3847309647
Source: English Heritage
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