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Ash House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9504 / 52°57'1"N

Longitude: -2.6341 / 2°38'2"W

OS Eastings: 357493

OS Northings: 339408

OS Grid: SJ574394

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.L2PS

Mapcode Global: WH9BV.H3WH

Entry Name: Ash House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260571

Location: Whitchurch Rural, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ash Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 53 NE
5/20 Ash House Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Mid-C18 with mid-to late C19 alterations. Red brick with
some grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. 3 storeys and
attic. South-west (garden) front: brick plinth, and probably C19 modillion-
stone cornice with blocking course. External brick end stacks, top sections
rebuilt in C19 with blue-brick bands and projecting bullnose bricks to
stone caps. Central gabled dormer (doorway) with plain barge boards
and finial. 5 bays; boxed glazing bar sashes with stone cills and gauged-
brick heads with raised keystones; second-floor windows with keyed segmental
stone lintels. Central second-floor window and 2 right-hand ground-
floor windows are late C20 casements. Central C19 half-glazed door (lower
pair of raised and fielded panels) and wooden doorcase consisting of Tuscan
pilasters supporting entablature. 2 stone steps up to door. C19 two-
storey service wing to right; red brick with slate roof, dentil brick
eaves cornice and central brick ridge stack. Late C19 two-storey flat-
roofed block projecting forwards immediately to the right of the main
block. Rear: 5 bays; boxed glazing bar sashes with wooden cills and
segmental heads; recessed blind segmental-headed 2-storey panels in second
and fourth bays, to first and second floors. Pair of C19 ground-floor
canted bays with cornices and blocking courses. C18 oak door (possibly
former front door) just off-centre to right (to avoid staircase) with
6 raised and fielded panels and wooden doorcase with Tuscan pilasters
supporting entablature. Interior: entrance hall with stone floor.
C18 oak staircase at rear, rising 2 floors, consisting of 3 flights around
square well with landings, open string, turned balusters (2 per tread),
and ramped moulded handrail, wreathed to columnular foot newel. 6-panelled
doors throughout with moulded architraves.

Listing NGR: SJ5749339408

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