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The Folly

A Grade II Listed Building in Buildwas, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6289 / 52°37'43"N

Longitude: -2.5352 / 2°32'6"W

OS Eastings: 363868

OS Northings: 303591

OS Grid: SJ638035

Mapcode National: GBR BT.7GJW

Mapcode Global: WH9DG.150Z

Entry Name: The Folly

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258801

Location: Buildwas, Shropshire, TF8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Buildwas

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Buildwas Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 60 SW
(east side)
5/19 The Folly
2 cottages, now one house. Probably mid- and late C17 with later
additions and alterations. Timber framed with red brick infill and
cladding, machine tile roofs. 2 cottages, left-hand one of 2 framed
bays with mid-C20 extension to left and right-hand one, probably the
earlier of the 2, also of 2 framed bays. One storey and attic;
framing: exposed to right-hand cottage, 2 large rectangular panels
from cill to wall-plate, long straight tension braces and jowled wall
posts, left-hand cottage clad in C19 painted brick; irregular fenestra-
tion, left-hand part has 2 late C20 casements and door to contemporary
extension to front and one late C19 casement on right, C20 gabled eaves
dormers to left and right; right-hand part has a 3-light late C20
French window to centre and a small late C19 casement to right, 2 late
C20 gabled dormers in roof slope; re-built ridge stack to left of
centre to left-hand cottage formerly an end stack before addition of
C20 extension to left. Interior: timber frame (square and rectangular
panels) substantially intact; chamfered spine beam in main ground-floor
room to right and chamfered cross beam with heavy joists in main ground-
floor room to left.

Listing NGR: SJ6386803591

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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