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Shootrough Farmhouse, Cardington

Description: Shootrough Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 259548

OS Grid Reference: SO4903596377
OS Grid Coordinates: 349035, 296377
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5628, -2.7532

Location: Cardington, Shropshire SY6 7JU

Locality: Cardington
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY6 7JU

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Listing Text


4/7 Shootrough Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C14 with late C16 addition and further C18 and C19
alterations and additions. Timber framed with plastered infill panels,
partly of cruck construction; partly refaced or rebuilt in coursed
brown/grey sandstone rubble, squared and coursed grey sandstone and
red brick; plain tile roof. T-plan; 2 bay baffle-entry former hall
range with late C16 projecting gabled cross wing to right of 2 framed
bays with probably C18 kitchen addition at rear. Framing: closely-
spaced uprights with 2 rails and tension braces; gable end with some
parallel diagonal struts and jettied gable which has bressumer with
quarter-round moulding, chevron decoration and brackets, and truss
with 2 collars, queen struts and more parallel diagonal strutting.
One storey and attic. South-east front: large gabled eaves dormer
to hall range with 2-light wooden-framed metal casement and 2 gabled
timber framed eaves dormers with 3-light wooden casements to north-
east of cross wing; central brick ridge stack to hall range, external
lateral coursed sandstone rubble stack to right of cross wing with
with brick shaft and pitched-roofed link to attic, and integral stone
end stack to rear. Hall range with 3-light segmental-headed wooden-
framed metal casement to right and boarded door off-centre to left;
cross wing with 2 ground-floor 2-light wooden casements and blocked
attic casement. Right-hand return front with C19 four-light wooden
casement to right and 2 small casements to left. Interior not inspected
but recorded as containing much of interest including hall range with
3 full C14 cruck trusses, arch-braced central truss with quarter-
round moulding on side facing former lower end and double cavetto
moulding on side facing former upper end; smoke blackening. Late
C16 inserted floor and stack in hall range. Ogee-headed door leading
to cross-wing (or former solar on site). Remains of C16 wall paintings
in parlour (on uprights etc.). Early to mid-C16 panelling in hall.
Kitchen at rear of cross wing reputed to have a cloam oven and bread
oven. The farmhouse forms part of a complete farmstead group, also
including a barn (q.v.) and cow houses (q.v.). County S.M.R., No.
17 217; M. Moran, Report on Shootrough Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SO4903596377

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Source: English Heritage

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