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Sibberscote Manor, Pontesbury

Description: Sibberscote Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259454

OS Grid Reference: SJ4261407629
OS Grid Coordinates: 342614, 307629
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6633, -2.8499

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 8JF

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 8JF

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Listing Text


4/152 Sibberscote Manor


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed, now largely brick clad, plain tile and slate roofs. Hall and service
bay with projecting cross-wing (probably added at a slightly later date) to
left. 2 storeys and attics; framing: close studding with single middle
rail and short curved tension braces exposed to rear and left return of cross-
wing; attic of cross-wing jettied to rear, carved corner brackets, also
former jetty to first floor - moulded bressumer and ground floor under-built
in brick; jettied 2-storey porch to front also timber framed, close studding
with moulded bressumers above entrance and below apex of gable, the latter
with carved vine leaf decoration, quatrefoils on the single middle rail to
front; windows all 3-light late C19 and C20 leaded casements, single ranges
to gable of cross-wing and to left and right of porch with gabled dormers
above in roof slope; entrance through 6-panel door with flat-cambered arch
in porch; prominent red brick stack with 2 detached shafts behind ridge at
junction between hall and cross-wing, end stack to right. Interior: not
inspected, but said to contain oak panelling and ceiling-beams with wide
chamfering on ground floor, roof of collar and tie beam construction with
butt-purlins. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.256.

Listing NGR: SJ4261407629

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Source: English Heritage

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