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Lower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Pulverbatch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6208 / 52°37'14"N

Longitude: -2.8425 / 2°50'33"W

OS Eastings: 343058

OS Northings: 302887

OS Grid: SJ430028

Mapcode National: GBR BD.7YPS

Mapcode Global: WH8C5.9DN6

Entry Name: Lower House

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259327

Location: Church Pulverbatch, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Church Pulverbatch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Church Pulverbatch

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


8/26 Lower House (formerly
- listed as Lower House
29.1.52 including gate piers)

Shown on O.S. map as Lower House Farmhouse.
Farmhouse, now house. Early to mid-C18 appearance, incorporating C17 house,
later additions and alterations. Red brick (random bond) on moulded stone
plinth with plastered stone angle quoins and ashlar parapet, plain tile
roofs. C18 facade to 3-bay timber framed house with 2 gabled ranges at
right-angles to rear. 2 1/2 storeys; 5 bays, glazing bar sashes (now horned)
with gauged heads and raised plastered keystones, moulded stone cills; attic
storey lit by 3 glazing bar sashes, has richly moulded cornice marking
position of former eaves (interrupted under windows); central entrance
6-panel door (top panels glazed) under canopied hood supported on scrolled
cast-iron brackets; prominent external stepped end stack to left and integral
end stack to right. Salop Fire Insurance Plate numbered 5335 over central
first-floor window. Interior: staircase to central hall with elegant turned
balusters much repaired in late C20; C17 panelling (probably not in situ)
on right wall of hall; principal rafters and struts of roof of C17 house
exposed in attic. B.o.E., p.100.

Listing NGR: SJ4305802887

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