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Upper House Farmhouse, Westbury

Description: Upper House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259047

OS Grid Reference: SJ3982810039
OS Grid Coordinates: 339828, 310039
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6847, -2.8915

Locality: Westbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9PL

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Listing Text


16/140 Upper House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Early to mid-C19 with late C16 core. Red brick,
incorporating timber framed core, probably of cruck construction;
plain tile roof. 3-bays. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 3 bays
with stairs up from entrance. Dentil brick eaves cornice; brick
ridge stack off-centre to left and integral brick end stack to left.
Irregular 3-window front; 3-light segmental-headed wooden casements,
central blind first-floor window; half-glazed door off-centre between
first and second windows to right with rectangular overlight and door-
case with fluted pilaster strips, frieze and dentil cornice; late
C19 gabled timber framed porch. Interior: foot of possible cruck
visible in wall between centre and right-hand bays; centre bay has
C16 chamfered beam with broach stops and large open fireplace with
early C19 panelled surround and moulded cornice. V.C.H., Vol. VIII,
C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval-
Cl850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979),
Manchester University, pp. 109-110.

Listing NGR: SJ3982810039

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Source: English Heritage

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