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Home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6441 / 52°38'38"N

Longitude: -2.5701 / 2°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 361525

OS Northings: 305304

OS Grid: SJ615053

Mapcode National: GBR BR.6KZ7

Mapcode Global: WH9D7.HSDT

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258888

Location: Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton-under-Wrekin St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

LEIGHTON AND EATON LEIGHTON
SJ 60 NW
CONSTANTINE C.P.
2/103 Home Farmhouse
29.1.52
GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid-C14, extended late C16, re-faced in brick
early to mid-C18. Red brick, largely concealing and partly replacing
timber frame, plain tile roof. L-plan developing from 2-bay open hall
aligned north-south with 4-bay range added at right-angles in late C16,
mid-C19 addition to rear of C14 part. 2 storeys; framing: exposed to
back wall of C16 range, 2 square panels above high (probably later)
brick plinth, short straight tension braces; irregular fenestration,
4 mid-C19 casements below eaves to long range and one casement with
segmental head to each side of roughly central mid-C19 four-panel door
on ground floor, gable to left has one segmental-headed casement to
each floor; massive external brick end stack to right (probably C17)
with twin diamond shafts, prominent external stack to back wall of
long range also with 2 diamond shafts and lateral stack to left of
medieval range (the tops of all the stacks have been re-built in mid-
C19 yellowish brown brick). Interior: chamfered cross-beam ceiling
to left of entrance and chamfered ceiling beams with ogee stops to
other rooms in C16 range; infilled inglenook fireplace to back wall
and several C17 plank doors with pointed strap hinges throughout;
main feature of interest is the central crown-post truss to C14 range
(visible in attic), plain crown-post with chamfered collar purlin,
cambered tie beam and cusped struts; Queen-strut roof in 4 bays to
C16 range has double purlins and straight windbraces.


Listing NGR: SJ6152505304

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