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Asterton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Myndtown, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5142 / 52°30'51"N

Longitude: -2.8884 / 2°53'18"W

OS Eastings: 339810

OS Northings: 291074

OS Grid: SO398910

Mapcode National: GBR BB.GRL7

Mapcode Global: VH75Z.W2DF

Entry Name: Asterton House

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256867

Location: Myndtown, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Myndtown

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Myndtown with Norbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 39 SE MYNDTOWN C.P. ASTERTON

7/22 Asterton House
21 3 68
GV II

Farmhouse. C.1600, extended and re-modelled c.1700 with later additions and
alterations. Rubblestone walls probably concealing timber frame, random slate
roofs and integral end stacks with red brick shafts. Probably originally
of 3 framed bays, extended by a lower rubblestone portion to the west (see
the straight joint between the 2 sections). 2 storeys; 3 C19 casements irregularly
spaced, 2 to main range and one to lower portion on each floor; 2 entrances,
the lower under C19 gabled porch. Interior. Cross wall to right of main entrance
with rectangular panelling (c.1600), Inglenook fireplace to left with massive
beam above; stop chamfered parallel beams and heavy unchamfered joists to
the original part, flagstone floors; on the first floor the bay divisions
are exposed, showing that the roof has been raised and formerly had windbraces.


Listing NGR: SO3981091074

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