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Grove Farmhouse, Whitchurch Rural

Description: Grove Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 260572

OS Grid Reference: SJ5758039368
OS Grid Coordinates: 357580, 339368
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9500, -2.6328

Locality: Whitchurch Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY13 4DT

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Listing Text

SJ 53 NE
5/21 Grove Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now disused. Mid-to late C16 with late C19 or early C20 altera-
tions and additions. Timber framed with wattle and daub and brick infill,
partly pebbledashed. Partly rebuilt and extended in red brick. Plain
tile roof. Framing: diagonal strutting, and close studding beneath
windows. T-plan. One framed bay of former hall range with cross wing
of 2 framed bays to east. 2 storeys. North front: integral brick
lateral stack to left. Cross wing to left has jettied first-floor with
moulded and billet-ornamented bressumer and jettied gable with end brackets
and moulded cambered tie-beam ; each jetty has coving beneath formed
by small curved brackets with plaster between, springing from projecting
billet-ornamented rails. Gable with king-post truss and diagonal strutting.
First-floor C19 three-light wooden casement and ground-floor oriel window
with C19 four-light wooden casement and C16 moulded cill. Hall range
set back to right with first-floor C20 centre-hung metal casement and
ground-floor C20 centre-hung metal casement. One storey brick lean-
to addition to right. Left-hand return front with various wooden casements
and a first-floor 12-paned wooden window. Late C19 or early C20 addition
to rear consisting of 2 parallel ranges. Interior: ground-floor room
in cross wing has large chamfered beam with curved run-out stops, and
joists. Stud partition dividing hall range from cross wing, recorded
has having a four-centred arched doorway (not noted at time of survey
- October 1986). Cross wing has chamfered jowl-post (up to ground-
floor ceiling level) and chamfered ground-floor wall plate with broach
stops between front and rear rooms. Ground-floor front room with C17
panelling. Blocked first-floor 2-light window with chamfered wooden
million in wall dividing C16 and C19 ranges. One barleysugar baluster
from a late C17 or early C18 staircase surviving (unfixed) in the rear
range at time of survey. When the house was extended in the late C19
or early C20 the old part became the service range, including a dairy.

Listing NGR: SJ5758039368

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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