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Description: Shavington Wood Farmhouse
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260405
OS Grid Reference: SJ6174739209
OS Grid Coordinates: 361747, 339209
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9489, -2.5707
SJ 63 NW MORETON SAY C.P. -
5/100 Shavington Wood Farm-
Farmhouse. Dated 1536 with probably late C16 or early C17 addition,
and C18 and late C19 additions at rear. Timber framed with plastered
and painted brick infill; left-hand gable end rebuilt in brick painted
to represent framing. Plain tile roof. C19 red brick addition with
slate roof. Framing: first-floor close studding and ground-floor
rectangular panels (2 from sole plate to first floor level) with short
straight corner braces. Addition with large square panels (2 from
sole plate to wall plate). 2 framed bays with c.1600 addition to south-
west of one framed bay. One storey and attic. North-west front:
brick ridge stack off-centre to left and brick lateral stack at rear
to right. 3 large timber framed gabled eaves dormers with 3-light
wooden-framed metal casements. Central gable dated: "AD 1536". Two-
window front; C20 three-light wooden casements to left. Boarded door
off-centre to right with moulded architrave and late C19 timber framed
gabled porch. Right-hand gable end: slightly jettied first floor
with moulded bressumer and jettied gable with shaped end brackets.
Gable rebuilt above collar in painted C19 brick. 3-light wooden attic
casement and late C19 ground-floor square bay with 1-:3-:1- light small-paned wooden casements,
bracketed eaves and hipped tile roof. C18 and C19 gabled brick wings at rear with brick stack
in valley. Interior: central ground-floor room with ovolo-moulded
ceiling beam (running front to back); large open fireplace has chamfered
wooden lintel with ogee stops. Right-hand ground-floor room with chamfered
ceiling beam (running front to back). 2-panelled door of c.1700 in
left-hand ground-floor room with H-L hinges. Right-hand cross wall
with angle braces and collar and tie-beam roof truss with v-struts.
Tie-beams cut to make doorway (now blocked). Left-hand cross wall
(former external wall) with close studding and jettied gable with chamfered
tie-beam and collar. Left-hand bay with staggered purlins and wind
braces. Right-hand bay with chamfered purlins. C18 rear wing with
C18 king-post truss.
Listing NGR: SJ6174739209
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Source: English Heritage
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