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Lower Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.656 / 52°39'21"N

Longitude: -2.9416 / 2°56'29"W

OS Eastings: 336406

OS Northings: 306893

OS Grid: SJ364068

Mapcode National: GBR B8.5QH6

Mapcode Global: WH8BX.SHGP

Entry Name: Lower Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259010

Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Westbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

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9/103 Lower Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1600 with mid-C17 addition; restored in
late C20. Timber framed with lath and plaster infill on brick and
concrete plinth, rear wing partly rebuilt in C19 brick; plain tile
roof. L-plan; 2 framed bays with wing of 2 framed bays at rear. 2
storeys; Framing: square panels (4 from sole-plate to wall-plate)
with long straight tension braces. Integral brick end stack to left
(with top rebuilt in late C20)and external brick end stack to rear wing.
3-window front; C20 two- and 3-light wooden casements; C20 lean-to
timber framed porch to left with boarded door. Gable ends have exposed
collar and tie-beam trusses with queen-struts and V-struts, left-hand
end wall rebuilt in late C20. Interior: ground-floor chamfered cross-
beamed ceiling with ogee stops; right-hand ground-floor room has
chamfered joists with run-out stops and triangular-headed doorway;
chamfered posts; large open fireplace with lintel; rear wing has
chamfered beam with ogee stops. V.C.H. Vol. VIII,p. 306; C. Ryan,
The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval - c. 1850.
The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester
University. pp.141-2.

Listing NGR: SJ3640606893

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