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Oak House, Ellesmere Rural

Description: Oak House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260873

OS Grid Reference: SJ3922531559
OS Grid Coordinates: 339225, 331559
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8781, -2.9045

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire SY12 9AL

Locality: Ellesmere Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY12 9AL

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SE
8/176 Oak House
- II
Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick infill, largely clad and rebuilt in painted
brick; slate roofs. Basic L-plan comprising long hall range of baffle-
entry type (remodelled in late C18) with gabled cross-wing projecting to
right. 2 storeys with dentilled eaves cornice to hall range. Framing:
vertical posts and 2 horizontal members survive to front gable which also
has collar and tie beam truss with upper and lower collars and V-struts
from former. Small rectangular panels with middle rails to right return;
rendered to left. Hall range has segmental-headed C19 casements to left and left
of centre on first floor, former with leaded lights. 16-paned glazing bar sash
directly below eaves to right of centre. Wide mid-C20 casement to ground
floor on left with 25-paned glazing bar sash directly below first-floor
sash window. First floor of cross-wing has 16-paned glazing bar sash in
moulded wood surround supported by possibly C17 carved brackets; tri-
partite glazing bar sash in similar surround without brackets directly
below. Open-pedimented brick porch to hall range in angle with cross-
wing has boarder door and semi-circular fanlight. Red brick ridge stack
directly above has dentilled band to top of base and 3 attached and rebated
shafts. Various C19 additions attached to left and rear. Interior. Not
inspected but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ3922531559

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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