Description: Shelfield Park Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 305398
OS Grid Reference: SP1285262240
OS Grid Coordinates: 412852, 262240
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2582, -1.8131
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ASTON CANTLOW SHELFIELD
5/52 Shelfield Park Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, refaced or partly rebuilt and possibly extended C18/C19;
projecting centre, rear additions and alterations mid C19. Timber framed with
lath and plaster and brick infill; right part has high plinth and part of rear
wing of regular coursed limestone. Entirely faced in red Flemish Bond brick,
with additions of different bricks. Brick dentil cornice. Tile roof; brick end
stacks. Complex L-plan, with wing to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range.
Projecting gabled centre has part-glazed 6-panelled door in gabled brick open
porch. Narrow flanking windows. C19 casements, mostly 3-light, on upper floors
with glazing bars. To left canted bay window. First floor windows have cambered
brick arches to left and centre; painted wood lintel to right. First floor on
right faced with thinner, possibly C17 bricks. Central and left return side
gables of different brick have brick corbelling and patterning. 2-light
segmental-headed casement in central gable. Right return side has gable with
exposed framing and casement. 2-storey wing with ground floor casement. To rear:
Wing on left has bricked-up doorway, with casement inserted, in right return
side. C19 gabled range in re-entrant angle. Interior: Entrance hall with C19
quarter turn staircase. Some exposed framing and broad-chamfered ceiling beams
in rooms to right on both floors. Attics have C17 three-plank doors. Forms part
of a group with barn (q.v.) and shelter shed (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SP1285262240
Source: English Heritage
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