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The Willows

A Grade II Listed Building in Bucknell, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3598 / 52°21'35"N

Longitude: -2.9497 / 2°56'58"W

OS Eastings: 335424

OS Northings: 273945

OS Grid: SO354739

Mapcode National: GBR B8.SGGM

Mapcode Global: VH76J.TYHD

Entry Name: The Willows

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257540

Location: Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bucknell

Built-Up Area: Bucknell (Shropshire)

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bucknell

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

BUCKNELL C.P. CHAPEL LAWN ROAD (west
SO 37 SE
side), Bucknell
12/36 The Willows
-
GV II

House, now partly used as post office. C14 or C15 core with later additions
and alterations, considerably remodelled c.1920. Roughcast brick and timber
frame of cruck construction with rendered brick addition; slate roof. Original
plan probably an open-hall house of 3 cruck-framed bays, floored over in C17,
eaves raised and considerably altered c.1920. 2 storeys. 3 early C20 case-
ments directly below eaves, 5 casements to ground floor, 3 to left of C20
porch with half-glazed door (left mid-C20) and 2 to right. Gable facing
road is c.1920 addition: 2 segmental-headed windows on first floor; wide
shuttered shop front to ground floor with segmental-headed doorway and window
to right. Red brick ridge stack to right of original part and C20 integral
red brick end stack to left. Subsidiary external lateral stack to left wall
of C20 addition. Truncated cruck truss exposed to left gable end. Interior.
2 true cruck trusses, in addition to that exposed to left gable end, survive,
both chamfered with collars plus arch-bracing to right truss. Massive chamfered
spine beam and cross beams to ground floor. Jacobean overmantel to fireplace
beneath ridge stack said to have been brought from Bucknell Cottage (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SO3542473945

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