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The Farmhouse, Leebotwood

Description: The Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259599

OS Grid Reference: SO4763598587
OS Grid Coordinates: 347635, 298587
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5826, -2.7743

Location: A49, Leebotwood, Shropshire SY6 6NA

Locality: Leebotwood
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY6 6NA

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Listing Text


11/58 Nos. 1 and
- 2, The Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now divided. Early C18 and mid-C19, possibly incorporating
earlier core, with early C20 addition. Red brick with plain tile
roofs. T-plan; C19 range with C20 addition to right and early
C18 gable cross wing to left. 2 storeys with cross wing of 2
storeys and attic. Toothed brick eaves cornice; C18 cross-wing
with plinth, 2 plat bands, and toothed brick eaves cornice and
verge; central brick ridge stack, integral brick lateral stack
to left and external rendered brick end stack to right. Right-
hand range: 3 first-floor 2-light C20 wooden casements, ground-
floor early C20 two-light segmental-headed wooden casement to
right and large central late C20 three-light casement; segmental-headed
6-panelled door to left (lower panels flush, middle recessed and
top glazed) with C20 gabled porch and segmental-headed 6-panelled
door off-centre to right (top 2 panels glazed) with early (120
bracketed porch beneath late C20 flat-roofed porch; left-hand
cross wing with large late C20 ground-floor three-light window, first-floor
early C18 glazing bar sash with exposed box and segmental-head,
and 2-light wooden attic casement. Lean-to addition at rear.
Interior: C18 cross wing has corner fireplaces, early C18 raised
and fielded panelled doors with L-hinges; early C19 staircase
with open string, cut brackets, 2 stick balusters per tread, and
wreathed handrail; panelling in cross wing said to have been removed
from Woolstaston Hall (q.v.) c.1784 was not noted at time of survey
(September 1985). Included for group value. V.C.H., Vol. VIII,

Listing NGR: SO4763598587

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Source: English Heritage

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