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Home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Atcham, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6868 / 52°41'12"N

Longitude: -2.6776 / 2°40'39"W

OS Eastings: 354295

OS Northings: 310118

OS Grid: SJ542101

Mapcode National: GBR BM.3X2R

Mapcode Global: WH8BV.VQ4L

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259262

Location: Atcham, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Atcham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Atcham St Eata

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 51 SW ATCHAM C.P. ATTINGHAM PARK

3/36 Home Farmhouse
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- II

Farmhouse. C15 with C17 additions, and C18 and late C19 alterations and
additions. Timber framed, refaced and extended in red brick; plain tile
roofs. L-plan; former open hall house of 3 framed bays with C17 gabled
wings and C18 additions to rear. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Plinth,
plat band; external brick end stack to left and stack behind ridge off-
centre to right. Central first-floor late C19 two-light wooden casement
and C20 three-light metal casement to left; C19 ground-floor 3-light
segmental-headed wooden casement to right; central 6-panelled door (top
2 panels glazed) with panelled architrave and early C19 gabled lattice
porch. One storey lean-to to right with 2-light segmental-headed casement
to front. Straight joint in brickwork indicates eaves have been raised.
2 gabled wings at rear have exposed collar and tie-beam trusses with queen-
struts, that to right with rectangular datestone inscribed: "WC/1657";
C18 one-storey service wing at right-angles to rear with external brick
end stack. Interior: crown post roof with cambered tie-beams, down-curved
crown post braces, fragmentary collar purlin, and collar purlin braces;
smoke blackening; timber frame visible on first floor with corner braces;
floors and stack probably inserted in late C16 or C17 forming baffle-entry
plan house; ground-floor room to left with early C18 bolection-moulded
panelling and moulded cornice; dining room with mid-C18 raised and fielded
panelling with dado rail, moulded cornice, and early C19 fireplace; kitchen
window to front has early C18 fluted wooden reveals; C17 and C18 boarded
and panelled doors with L-hinges. The farmhouse is all that remains of
the settlement of Berwick Maviston which was incorporated into Attingham
Park in 1798. R.W. Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire, Vol.VII, London
(1958), Pp.387-98; National Trust, Attingham Park Estate Venacular
Building Survey.


Listing NGR: SJ5429510118

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