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Lower Farmhouse, Cardington

Description: Lower Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259589

OS Grid Reference: SO4914895272
OS Grid Coordinates: 349148, 295272
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5529, -2.7514

Location: Cardington, Shropshire SY6 7HW

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

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Listing Text


4/48 Lower Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 1738, built for John and Elizabeth Sheppard. Dressed
grey sandstone, graded towards eaves; squared and thinly coursed sandstone
plinth; plain tile roof. 2 storeys over basement. Plinth, and parapeted
gable end to right with coping and shaped kneelers; external dressed
sandstone end stack to right with red brick top and integral brick
end stack to left. 5 bays; glazing bar sashes with exposed boxes,
painted moulded stone cills and painted lintels which have fluted
keystones with moulded top edge; 5 stone steps up to central door
with 5 flush panels (top 2 glazed) and large painted carved stone
triangular-headed datestone above with elaborate cartouche and lettered:
"John Eliz/Sheppard 1738". One-storey kitchen wing or wash house
set back to right. 2 or 3 gabled wings to rear. Interior not inspected
but likely to be of interest. The house forms part of a small C18
farmstead group including barn (q.v.) and possibe former brew house

Listing NGR: SO4914895272

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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