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9, Brockton

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydbury North, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4663 / 52°27'58"N

Longitude: -2.9901 / 2°59'24"W

OS Eastings: 332832

OS Northings: 285831

OS Grid: SO328858

Mapcode National: GBR B6.KQJ5

Mapcode Global: VH764.483P

Entry Name: 9, Brockton

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257017

Location: Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydbury North

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lydbury North

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


5/103 No.9


House. Probably C14 with circa 1600 alterations; C19 refacing, partial
rebuilding, and addition to right. Timber framed with coursed limestone
rubble refacing, partial rebuilding and addition; eaves raised probably
in late C19 to slate to roof. L-plan with probable former open hall of
2 framed bays and projecting gabled cross wing to left. 2 storeys.
Ridge stack off-centre to right with late C20 brick cap, C19 semi-integral
end stack to right of squared and course limestone with red brick cap
and integral C19 lateral stack to cross wing at left. 3 window front;
C19 two-light metal casements; boarded door in angle of cross wing to
left, C19 stone porch with hipped slate roof. Cross wing to left with
rendered blocked attic window, first floor C19 metal cross window and
ground floor C19 3-light metal casement. Interior: former open hall
with 3 smoke-blackened full cruck trusses. Central truss with continuous
chamfer, and arched braced collar with V-struts and wattle and daub panels
above; right hand truss with missing tie, collar and Alcock apex type B;
left hand truss not easily visible at time of resurvey (June 1984).
Roof rebuilt and eaves raised in C19 but former trenched purlins were re-used;
large inserted circa 1600 stack in central bay. Circa 1600 chamfered
cross beam ceiling in left-hand bay of former open hall; probably
C16 newel staircase in cross wing. The right-hand C19 bay may represent
the reduction of a former cross wing, though if so it is not clear which
end was the screens passage and which the solar. N.W. Alcock, Cruck
Construction. An Introduction and Catalogue, C.B.A. research report
No.42, 1981, p.96.

Listing NGR: SO3283285831

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