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Old Porch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cressage, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6327 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: -2.6075 / 2°36'27"W

OS Eastings: 358980

OS Northings: 304050

OS Grid: SJ589040

Mapcode National: GBR BQ.78R6

Mapcode Global: WH9DD.X3H2

Entry Name: Old Porch House

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258814

Location: Cressage, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cressage

Built-Up Area: Cressage

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cressage

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

CRESSAGE C.P. CROWN LANE
SJ 50 SE
(west side)
4/32 Old Porch House
GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, north front re-faced mid-C18, with
later additions and alterations. Timber framed on rendered plinth
with plaster infill (roughcast brick north front), plain tile roofs.
Originally an L-plan; hall of 3 framed bays with 2-bay cross-wing
projecting to west, the north side of which was re-built in brick in
C18; late C19 gabled brick addition and low flat-roofed late C20
extension in angle between. 2 storeys and attics; framing: much
renewed in late C20, three irregular square and rectangular panels
above girding beam with close-set vertical posts below, long and
short straight tension braces; open gabled 2-storey porch (probably
mid-C17) on east side of hall range also has close-set vertical posts
and a jettied gable on carved corner brackets, splat balusters to
sides; 3-bay north front has late C20 glazing bar sashes replacing
earlier sash windows, those to ground floor in canted bays, linked
by a verandah with a central late C20 French window below; gabled
dormers in roof slope to left and right, dentilled eaves cornice;
red brick ridge stack to hall range with twin diagonal shafts and
moulded capping, prominent external stack to right gable end of north
front. Salop Fire Insurance plate numbered 14076 over door in C17
porch. Interior: inspection not possible at time of re-survey (1985)
but likely to be of interest.


Listing NGR: SJ5898004050

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