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Cross House, Longden

Description: Cross House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259503

OS Grid Reference: SJ4432806447
OS Grid Coordinates: 344328, 306447
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6529, -2.8244

Locality: Longden
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 8EU

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Listing Text


4/199 Cross House

- II

Farmhouse, now house Probably early C17 with later additions and alterations.
Timber framed on high red brick plinth with plastered infill, machine tile
roofs. T-plan; hall of 2 1/2 bays with cross-wing (to road front) of 2 bays.
2 storeys with gable-lit attic to cross-wing. Framing: square panels, 3
from raised cill to wall-plate, moulded hewn jettying (to cross-wing) on
first floor of left-hand gable end with evidence of continuation to front
and right-hand gable end; vertical struts to left-hand gable end with
inclined struts from upper collar; the right-hand gable end is brick-clad
and the hall roughcast. 2-window front to cross-wing, tripartite glazing
bar sashes to left and right of central 6-panel door (upper panels now
glazed) with bracketed hood; prominent cruciform ridge stack re-built
c.1980 to right of hall range and C20 brick end stack to right-hand wall
of cross-wing. Interior: timber frame intact with chamfered spine and
cross beams throughout; 2 large fireplaces on ground floor, one with massive
Grinshill stone lintel; C17 oak door in kitchen (back end of former hall)
with iron strap hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ4432806447

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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