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The Bynords, Smethcott

Description: The Bynords

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259639

OS Grid Reference: SO4529799871
OS Grid Coordinates: 345297, 299871
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5939, -2.8090

Location: Smethcott, Shropshire SY6 6NX

Locality: Smethcott
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY6 6NX

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Listing Text


4/98 The Bynords


House. Mid- to late C16 with late C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Rendered
timber frame, partly refaced, rebuilt and extended in painted brick;
plain tile roof. Baffle-entry plan of 3 framed bays. Framing: square
panels. 2 storeys with partial semi-basement. South-east front: painted
brick ridge stack off-centre to left. 3-window front; C20 three-light
wooden and metal casements, and small first-floor casement off-centre
to left; C20 half-glazed door between first and second windows off-
centre to left. C19 wing at rear with lean-to in angle; some timber
framing visible at rear. Interior: largely complete timber frame including
cross walls, posts with large jowls, and collar and tie-beam trusses
with queen struts; ground-floor room with chamfered ceiling-beam and
joists; large open C16 fireplace invigorating reeded lintel with billet-decorated
top edge; introduced C17 panelling with fluted frieze and introduced
C18 wall cupboard with raised and fielded panel and L-hinges. Despite
partial refacing and rebuilding of the front wall in the mid-C20 this
house still retains almost all of its C16 frame and other internal features
of interest. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.149.

Listing NGR: SO4529799871

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Source: English Heritage

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