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Description: Bearstone Grange
Date Listed: 10 February 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 260449
OS Grid Reference: SJ7243139740
OS Grid Coordinates: 372431, 339740
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9543, -2.4118
SJ 73 NW WOORE C.P. BEARSTONE
7/143 Bearstone Grange
10.2.59 (formerly listed as
Farmhouse, now house. Mid-C16 with C19 alterations and additions.
Timber framed with painted brick nogging on painted dressed sandstone
plinth, partly rebuilt in red brick (painted to front and still on old
sandstone plinth). Slate roofs. Framing: square panels (4 from sole
plate to wall plate at front and 3 at side) with parallel diagonal struts
forming lozenge patterns, and closely-spaced studs beneath windows.
L-plan; 2-bay hall range with 3-bay gabled cross wing projecting to right.
2 storeys. Brick ridge stack off-centre to left, integral brick end
stacks and external lateral brick stack to cross wing. Hall range:
2 first-floor C20 three-light wooden casements and 2 ground floor segmental-
headed C20 three-light wooden casements flanking central 2-light C20
wooden casement. All with tiled cills. C20 flat-roofed brick porch
in angle of cross wing to right with C20 six-panelled door (top 2 panels
glazed) and coped parapet. Cross wing: jettied first floor to front
with moulded bressumer supported on corner post with splayed feet, hewn
brackets and cable-moulded shafts,and jettied gable with carved and moulded
cambered tie-beam. Both ground-floor and gable jetties also supported
on 6 small shaped brackets springing from short billet-ornamented rails
flanking windows. First-floor four-light wooden casement and ground-
floor C20 canted bay of 1:3:1 lights. Gable above with collar, king
struts, diagonal struts forming lozenge pattern, and plain barge boards
with finial. Left-hand return front of cross wing with small C20 first-
floor casement to left. Interior: C16 deep-chamfered ceiling beams.
Chamfered jowl post. Exposed framing with angle braces and at least
one truss with cambered tie beam. Entrance hall with deep-chamfered
beam and chamfered beam with ogee stops. Old door to cross wing of
double construction (vertical and horizontal planks) and with wrought-
iron strap hinges. Central ground-floor room: large open fireplace
with deep heavily-moulded C16 wooden lintel. Left-hand ground-floor
room(kitchen) with reset large chamfered wooden fireplace lintel.
Listing NGR: SJ7243139740
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Source: English Heritage
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