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Wytheford House Farmhouse, Shawbury

Description: Wytheford House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260115

OS Grid Reference: SJ5711319180
OS Grid Coordinates: 357113, 319180
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7685, -2.6371

Location: Shawbury, Shropshire SY4 4JJ

Locality: Shawbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 4JJ

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Listing Text


12/120 Wytheford House
- Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C18. Red brick with sandstone dressings; 2-span slate
roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Chamfered
ered sandstone plinth, moulded stone eaves cornice and stone-coped parapeted
gable ends with moulded stone kneelers. 2 brick stacks behind front
ridge and brick stack at rear. South front: 2:1:2 bays; glazing bar
sashes with painted moulded stone cills and painted segmental stone
lintels which each have raised faceted keystones with moulded tops.
Central half-glazed door with 3 lower flush panels, and early C19 doorcase
with reeded pilaster strips and architrave, and moulded cornice. Late
C19 gabled brick porch with chamfered plinth and dentil brick eaves
cornice and verges. Pair of half-glazed doors with keyed segmental
lintel. Narrow glazing bar sash to each side with keyed segmental lintels.
Left-hand gable end with segmental-headed 4-pane attic sash, 2 first
floor glazing bar sashes and central ground-floor early C19 French casements
with 3-part rectangular overlight and surround with reeded pilaster
strips and cornice. Right-hand gable end with 2 segmental-headed attic
glazing bar sashes. Rear: formerly 3 bays, now 2; segmental-headed
glazing bar sashes. Boarded door to right. The rear range only extends
for approximately half the length of the house. The north-west corner
appears to have been intended (see projecting bricks) but was never
built. C18 one-storey service wing projecting to south-east with plinth,
dentil brick eaves cornice and integral lateral brick stack. 2- and
3-light segmental-headed wooden casements. Interior not inspected but
various features noted. Entrance hall with staircase. Right-hand ground-
floor room has tall raised and fielded panelling with dado rail and
coved cornice. Left-hand ground-floor room has panelling with giant
order of pilasters and segmental niches flanking fireplace. Internal
window shutters.

Listing NGR: SJ5711319180

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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