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Lower Oaks, Longden

Description: Lower Oaks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259521

OS Grid Reference: SJ4237404741
OS Grid Coordinates: 342374, 304741
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6373, -2.8530

Location: Longden, Shropshire SY5 8EG

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

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Listing Text


8/217 Lower Oaks

- II

Farmhouse. Probably C15 extended c.1600 and again in 1873 (datestone). Timber
framed, partly of cruck construction, with painted brick infill and cladding,
machine tile roof. Former open hall of 2 cruck-framed bays with 2-bay cross-
wing added to west end c.1600; 2-storey triple-gabled stone wing of 1873 to
east. One storey and attic; framing: mainly brick clad but 3 square panels
from cill to wall-plate exposed at east end of hall (north side), close
studding to west wall of cross-wing; irregular fenestration, two C20 casements
to left and one 3-light fixed-light window to centre of hall range with two
C20 gabled dormers above in roof slope; one late C19 casement on first floor
and one fixed-light window with boarded door to left on ground floor of cross-
wing; entrance through boarded door on south with red brick axial ridge stack
immediately to left. Interior: parts of both cruck trusses visible on first
floor. Range of 1873 not of special architectural interest. V.C.H. VIII (1968),

Listing NGR: SJ4237404741

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Source: English Heritage

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