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8 and 9, Pontesbury

Description: 8 and 9

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259465

OS Grid Reference: SJ3725506955
OS Grid Coordinates: 337255, 306955
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6567, -2.9290

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0AW

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0AW

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Listing Text


3/163 Nos. 8 and 9 (incl.)


Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Datestone 1675, with considerable re-modelling,
principally of early C19 and late C20. Timber framed on high rendered plinth
with painted brick infill and brick gable ends, slate roof. Originally of
3 framed bays, extended to each end in early C19 and eaves raised. 2 storeys
and attic lit by late C20 dormer to rear; framing: 3 square panels from
raised cill to wall-plate; irregular fenestration, 2 late C19 casements on
first floor to left (No.8) and three C20 casements to right (No.9), all in
panels of framing; one late C19 casement on ground floor to left of C20 door
to No.8 and entrance to No.9 flanked by two C20 Neo-Georgian bow windows;
entrance to No.8 has datestone W P over; brick ridge stack slightly
1675 to left of centre with rendered
end stack to right. Interior:
timber frame substantially intact to No.9; former end wall has square
panelling exposed to ground and first floors with long straight tension
braces to first-floor; chamfered cross-beam and heavy joists to main room
on ground floor; original newel stair in front of the ridge stack has fretted
balusters. Late C20 flat-roofed 2-storey extension behind No.8.

Listing NGR: SJ3725506955

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Source: English Heritage

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