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Latitude: 52.6368 / 52°38'12"N
Longitude: -2.9928 / 2°59'34"W
OS Eastings: 332908
OS Northings: 304805
OS Grid: SJ329048
Mapcode National: GBR B6.6XJJ
Mapcode Global: WH8BX.0Z3F
Entry Name: Worthen Hall Farmhouse
Listing Date: 14 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055016
English Heritage Legacy ID: 257498
Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Worthen
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
WORTHEN C.P. WORTHEN
SJ 30 SW
5/168 Worthen Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C1590 for Richard Powell with later additions and alterations.
Roughcast concealing timber frame with brick infill; slate roofs. T-plan
comprising gabled cross-wing to left and hall range apparently of 3½ framed
bays to right. 2 storeys and gable-lit attics. FRAMING: parts of square panels
visible beneath render to cross-wing with overhanging first floor to hall range.
C20 fenestration, one casement on each floor to cross-wing with 3 on first floor
of hall range and one to either side of roughly central gabled porch with round-
headed outer arch; inner 6-panel door has rectangular barred overlight. 2 massive
external stone stacks with red brick shafts to back wall of hall range and similar
lateral stack to cross-wing. INTERIOR: inspection not possible at time of
resurvey (December 1985) but said to have original oak panelling with curious
painted decoration to attics and deep-chamfered ceiling beams throughout. Richard
Powell, a wealthy merchant, was Bailiff of Shrewsbury in 1573 and 1591. Trans.
Salop Arch Soc, Series 4, Vol 9. (1923/4), pp 227-28.
Listing NGR: SJ3290804805
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