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Reilth Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mainstone, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4752 / 52°28'30"N

Longitude: -3.0623 / 3°3'44"W

OS Eastings: 327942

OS Northings: 286896

OS Grid: SO279868

Mapcode National: GBR B3.K4QV

Mapcode Global: VH762.V1YT

Entry Name: Reilth Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257323

Location: Mainstone, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Mainstone

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Mainstone

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


3/230 Reilth Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably late C16 with mid-C18 and early to mid-C19 alterations
and additions. Timber framed, refaced and partly rebuilt in coursed lime-
stone rubble; slate roofs. 'Hall' and cross wing plan with baffle entry;
aligned north-west/south-east. 2 storeys and attic. Large rendered stone
and brick ridge stack axial with entrance to right and integral stone end stack
at rear of right-hand cross-wing. 4-window front with large gables over
ends; mid-to-late C19 and C20 wooden 2- and 3-light cross casements;
2-storeyed gabled porch to right of centre with pair of half-glazed doors
and porch consisting of attenuated unfluted Doric columns supporting partial
entablature. Datestone "TBS/1749" in gable of right-hand cross-wing.
Cross-wing extends to rear with evidence of timber frame post in north-
west corner close to chimney stack; single storey kitchen wing with central
ridge stack forms cross-wing rear extension to north-west. Interior:
collar and tie-beam roof trusses with queen struts; 'hall' has high
chamfered beams with stops, and early C19 kitchen-range style fireplace
with segmental arch and high shelf; steps up to cross-wing which contains
in ground floor north room a good mid-C18 fireplace with bolection moulded
surround and pulvinated frieze, also a good display cupboard with shell
niche and shaped shelves; early C19 staircase with columnular newel and
stick balusters; C18 panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SO2794286896

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