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Manor House, Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260458

OS Grid Reference: SJ5474826995
OS Grid Coordinates: 354748, 326995
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8386, -2.6732

Location: A49, Moreton Corbet, Shropshire SY4 5QH

Locality: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 5QH

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Listing Text

SJ 52 NW
(east side)
11/3 Manor House
- II
House. Probably early C16, partly remodelled late C16 with later additions
and alterations. Pebbledash concealing timber frame; plain tile roof.
Original plan of 3 framed bays with 2 right bays open to roof, floored
over and stack inserted late C16; stone outshut to rear. One storey
and attic; C19 casement to left of entrance with C20 and C19 casements
to right; raking eaves dormer directly above centre window has C19
casement. C20 six-panel door under C19 gabled wooden porch to left
of centre with prominent brick ridge stack immediately to left. Interior:
framing exposed to back wall: rectangular panels, 2 from cill to wall-
plate, with straight tension braces; also to cross-wall between centre
and right rooms, which has long straight tension braces. Late C16
deep-chamfered cross-beam ceiling with heavy joists in room to right
of stack, which has partly infilled inglenook with C19 wooden fireplace
and cast-iron grate. Similar ceiling in right ground-floor room.
C17 panelled and plank doors throughout. Single-purlin collar and
tie beam roof in 3 bays with straight windbraces; doorway cut through
tie beam of second truss from left implying that ceiling is an insertion.
Outshut to rear (former dairy), divided into 2 with stone-flag floor.
Salop County Sites and Monuments Record: P.R.N. 17179.

Listing NGR: SJ5474826995

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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