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Glebe Farmhouse, Cound

Description: Glebe Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259768

OS Grid Reference: SJ5534204781
OS Grid Coordinates: 355342, 304781
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6389, -2.6614

Locality: Cound
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6AT

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Listing Text

SJ 5504
13/111 Glebe Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1701, incorporating remains of an earlier
house with mid- to late C19 alterations and additions. Red brick with
C20 machine tile roofs. U-plan; central range aligned north-east/
south-west with flanking gabled cross-wings projecting to north-west,
1701 to north-east and mid- to late C19 to south-west. South-east
front: dentil brick eaves cornice to centre and left-hand return front,
plat band and parapeted gable ends to 1701 range, and central brick
stack off-ridge to front. 2 first-floor segmental-headed C19 wooden
cross-windows flanking small 2-light casement, and 2 ground-floor
segmental-headed 3-light wooden casements; ledges to former dovecote
and central stone sundial (gnomon missing) in right-hand gable. Left-
hand return front of 2 bays with 2- and 3-light segmental-headed C19
wooden casements; 2-window right-hand return front with C20 casements
and central C20 glazed door. Datestone in rear gable-end of 1701 wing
with moulded edges and inscribed: A
Interior: chamfered beams; W A
collar and tie-beam roof trusses 1701
with queen struts, largely reused timbers; dairy with low shelves.
William Atkis enlarged Glebe Farmhouse in 1701. V.C.H., Vol. VIII,

Listing NGR: SJ5534204781

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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