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Lower House, Church Pulverbatch

Description: Lower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 259327

OS Grid Reference: SJ4307402851
OS Grid Coordinates: 343074, 302851
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6204, -2.8423

Location: Church Pulverbatch, Shropshire SY5 8BZ

Locality: Church Pulverbatch
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 8BZ

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Listing Text


8/26 Lower House (formerly
- listed as Lower House
29.1.52 including gate piers)

Shown on O.S. map as Lower House Farmhouse.
Farmhouse, now house. Early to mid-C18 appearance, incorporating C17 house,
later additions and alterations. Red brick (random bond) on moulded stone
plinth with plastered stone angle quoins and ashlar parapet, plain tile
roofs. C18 facade to 3-bay timber framed house with 2 gabled ranges at
right-angles to rear. 2 1/2 storeys; 5 bays, glazing bar sashes (now horned)
with gauged heads and raised plastered keystones, moulded stone cills; attic
storey lit by 3 glazing bar sashes, has richly moulded cornice marking
position of former eaves (interrupted under windows); central entrance
6-panel door (top panels glazed) under canopied hood supported on scrolled
cast-iron brackets; prominent external stepped end stack to left and integral
end stack to right. Salop Fire Insurance Plate numbered 5335 over central
first-floor window. Interior: staircase to central hall with elegant turned
balusters much repaired in late C20; C17 panelling (probably not in situ)
on right wall of hall; principal rafters and struts of roof of C17 house
exposed in attic. B.o.E., p.100.

Listing NGR: SJ4307402851

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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