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Manor Farmhouse, Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260466

OS Grid Reference: SJ5458227218
OS Grid Coordinates: 354582, 327218
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8406, -2.6757

Location: 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
11/11 Manor Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1600, extended early C19 with later additions and
alterations. Timber framed now mainly roughcast with painted brick
and sandstone additions; machine and plain tile roofs. L-plan comprising
hall range of 2½ framed bays to right and gabled 2-bay cross-wing slightly
projecting to left; hall range extended in brick by one bay to right
in early C19 and mid-C19 stone addition in angle to rear. One storey
and attic to hall range, 2 storeys and attic to cross-wing. Mid-C19
casement fenestration; hall range has one 3-light window to right with
contemporary gabled eaves dormer directly above; small window to left
above C19 ornamental gabled wooden porch with 4-panel door (top panels
now glazed). Cross-wing has one C19 casement on each floor and jettied
attic supported on rendered corner brackets. One C19 leaded casement
to ground floor of C19 addition. Red brick ridge stack (formerly integral
to gable end) at junction between hall range and C19 addition, which
has dentilled eaves cornice and its own integral end stack. Cross-
wing has late C19 integral lateral stack to left and contemporary end
stack to rear gable. Framing: square panelling and close studding
with wattle and daub and red brick infill recently exposed to left
first-floor wall of cross-wing at time of resurvey (January 1986).
C19 brick lean-to attached to right of early C19 addition and Salop
Fire Insurance plate fixed to porch. Interior: timber frame partly
exposed throughout the C17 part including to cross-walls, square panels
and close studding with straight tension braces; deep-chamfered spine
and cross beams with a variety of straight-cut and run-out stops, chamfered
joists, including to first floor of cross-wing. Infilled inglenook
fireplace to hall range and stepping to stack on first floor. Front
ground-floor room of cross-wing has C18 wall cupboard with H-hinges
and C19 cupboard flanking fireplace in left wall; C17 wainscot panelling
to rear room. C17 panelled doors, some with L-hinges, to both floors
and C19 cast-iron grates in several of fireplaces on first floor.
Staircase with plain stick balusters is probably C19. Contemporary
dairy fittings and stone-flagged floor in C19 addition to rear. Cross-
wing has collar and tie beam roof in 2 bays with double purlins and
V-struts from collars; similar roof to hall range has raking struts
from collars. The cross-wing was apparently built before the hall

Listing NGR: SJ5458227218

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Source: English Heritage

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