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Venus Bank Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6052 / 52°36'18"N

Longitude: -2.9565 / 2°57'23"W

OS Eastings: 335317

OS Northings: 301250

OS Grid: SJ353012

Mapcode National: GBR B8.8SYF

Mapcode Global: WH8C3.KSB5

Entry Name: Venus Bank Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257431

Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hope

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SE

6/99 Venus Bank Farmhouse

- 21/3/68

- II

Farmhouse. C1600 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed
with painted brick infill, cladding and rebuilding, roughcast to rear
of hall range; concrete tile roof. Hall range apparently of 4 framed
bays with 11-bay cross-wing projecting to right. 2 storeys. Framing:
hall range has irregular small square panels, 4 from cill to wall-
plate, with long and short straight tension braces, V-struts from collar
to right gable end; cross-wing has close studding beneath girding beam
with long straight tension braces, one square panel above and jowled
wall-posts to gable. Late C19 fenestration to hall range and left
side of cross-wing; one 3-light casement on each floor to hall range
with small top-hung casement to left and one segemental-headed 3-light
casement on ground-floor of cross-wing. C20 nail-studded door in angle
between ranges. Late C20 casements to right gable end of hall range
and right side of cross-wing including to prominent contempory gabled
dormer in roof slope. Prominent axial rubblestone ridge stack in 2
sections directly above door to hall range and external rubblestone
stack (with C20 red brick top) to gable of cross-wing. C19 rubblestone
lean-to dairy with plain tile roof to rear on right of hall range.
Interior: inspection not possible at time of resurvey (December 1985)
but noted as having chamfered cross-beam ceiling to cross-wing; left
ground-floor room of hall range has massive deep-chamfered cross-beam
with heavy joists. C20 stone fireplaces to both hall range and cross-

Listing NGR: SJ3531701250

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