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The Fold, Cardington

Description: The Fold

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259561

OS Grid Reference: SO5064595096
OS Grid Coordinates: 350645, 295096
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5515, -2.7293

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

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Listing Text


12/20 The Fold


Farmhouse, now house. Mid-C18 with mid- to late C19 alterations and
additions. Thinly squared and coursed grey sandstone; C19 planted
timbers with pebbledashed infill beneath eaves; plain tile roof.
L-plan. 2 storeys and attic with 2 storey rear wing. Plinth and
plat band; central C19 gabled semi-dormer with 2-light wooden casement
and finial; integral brick end stack to right and external brick end
stack to rear wing. 2-window front; 2- and 3-light wooden casements
with depressed relieving arches; half-glazed door to left with gabled
porch. One-storey lean-to in angle at rear. Interior not inspected.
The planted timbers probably represent the height the eaves were raised
in the C19 (see gable end). This house occupies a prominent position
in the village, close to Shoreham (q.v.) and the former Free School

Listing NGR: SO5064595096

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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