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Description: Grange Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259044
OS Grid Reference: SJ3369408354
OS Grid Coordinates: 333694, 308354
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6688, -2.9819
SJ 30 NW WESTBURY C.P. WHITTON LANE (South-east side)
8/137 Grange Farmhouse
Shown on O.S. map as Whitton Grange.
Farmhouse. Late C18 incorporating probably C16 or C17 core, and mid-
to late C19 alterations and additions. Coursed brick on coursed sand-
stone rubble; coursed grey sandstone rubble with red brick dressings and
partly rendered; incorporating timber framed core; plain tile roofs.
T-plan; 3-room house with C19 wing at rear. 3 storeys with one storey
and attic wing. South-east front: toothed brick eaves cornice; brick
ridge stack off-centre to left and external brick end stack to right.
4 bays. Mainly mid-to late C19 segmental-headed 3-light wooden
casements except for second-floor 2-light wooden casements, first-floor
2-light segmental-headed casement in second bay from right, and
blind windows to first and ground floors in left-hand bay; basement
window to right; C20 glazed door in second bay from right and C19
gabled brick porch with segmental archway. Left-hand end wall has been
rebuilt in late C19 brick and partly rendered. Gabled eaves dormer to
rear wing. Interior not inspected but noted as having some C16 or C17
features including central ground-floor ceiling frame with chamfered
intersecting beams and chamfered joists with ogee stops, and large open
fireplace with chamfered lintel. C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant
house in Shropshire. Medieval-c.1850. The Parish of Westbury,
Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 148.
Listing NGR: SJ3369408354
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Source: English Heritage
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