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Church Farmhouse, Loppington

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260500

OS Grid Reference: SJ4719929282
OS Grid Coordinates: 347199, 329282
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8584, -2.7856

Location: Noneley Road, Loppington, Shropshire SY4 5NG

Locality: Loppington
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 5NG

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Listing Text

SJ 4629-4729
15/45 Church Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1664, possibly incorporating parts of an earlier building;
later additions and alterations. Timber framed and small red bricks
(mixed English and Flemish bonds), former material almost completely
replaced by late C18 red brick; machine tile roofs with coped verges
on carved stone kneelers. L-plan with hall range to right and cross-
wing of 3 framed bays projecting to rear. One storey and attic with
dentilled eaves cornice to hall range, 3 storeys to cross-wing with
continuous floor bands. Early C19 casement-fenestration, mainly with
leaded lights, 2 with segmental heads to ground floor of hall range
and one to timber framed half dormer to left; one on each floor to front
gable of cross-wing, those on ground and first floors segmental-headed.
Entrance to far left of hall range through C17 plank and muntin door
with fleur-de-lys pointed strap hinges in moulded wooden doorcase with
C19 gabled hood. Prominent red brick ridge stack immediately to left
at junction with cross-wing has 3 attached and rebated shafts; late
C18 integral end stack to right of hall range. Large half-dormer to
hall range has date "1664" on jettied bressumer which has ogee stops;
carved corner brackets and V-struts from collar. Timber framed lean-
to dairy with red brick infill to rear on right of hall range is probably
contemporary with main house. Small C19 gabled brick wash-house to
rear of cross-wing. Interior: main ground-floor room of hall range
has massive chamfered cross-beam ceiling with horizontal braces to centre,
partly infilled inglenook fireplace; wall with room to right timber
framed. This room has timber framed back wall with C17 rectangular
oak panelling to end and front walls. Panelled and plank and muntin
doors with wooden latches throughout. Dog-leg staircase in cross-
wing rising to attic has moulded handrail, stick balusters and pointed
knobs to angles. Collar and tie beam roof to hall range and queen-
post roof in 3 bays with straight windbraces to cross-wing.

Listing NGR: SJ4719829283

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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