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The Tin House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5702 / 52°34'12"N

Longitude: -3.0476 / 3°2'51"W

OS Eastings: 329097

OS Northings: 297447

OS Grid: SO290974

Mapcode National: GBR B4.C2CX

Mapcode Global: WH8C8.5N1G

Entry Name: The Tin House

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257398

Location: Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Chirbury with Brompton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Chirbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

CHIRBURY C.P. PRIESTWESTON
SO 29 NE

8/73 The Tin House
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GV II


Farmhouse, now house. Late C15 or early C16, considerably remodelled
early C19 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with
rendered infill on rubblestone plinth; left-hand part of early C19
red brick with roughly coursed limestone rubble to gable end, corrugated
iron cladding to rear; slate roof has internal red brick end stack
to right and 2 external end stacks to left. Original plan probably
consisted of 2-bay cross-wing aligned north-south with now demolished
hall-range to east; gables of cross-wing removed so that former tie
beams are now wall-plates of present house; C19 addition built on site
of former hall range. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Framing: exposed
only to right side Of house and part of right gable end at time of
resurvey (October 1985), close studding with middle rail. Mid-C19 casement
on each floor to left lower with segmental head; right side has late
C20 three-light mullion window on each floor, lower in position of
original window; C20 lean-to porch to centre with boarded door. Interior:
timber frame exposed to former cross-wing, close studding to external
walls and square panels to cross wall; ceiling height of ground-floor
rooms increased, cross beams with mortices for former joists; upstairs
the principal rafters of former central truss survive to show cross-
wing was originally aligned north-south; there is also a wall post
with mortices at the junction of cross-wing and presumed former hall-
range. Also known as Nessmynydd.


Listing NGR: SO2909797447

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