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Vennington Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6805 / 52°40'49"N

Longitude: -2.9787 / 2°58'43"W

OS Eastings: 333928

OS Northings: 309645

OS Grid: SJ339096

Mapcode National: GBR B7.479Y

Mapcode Global: WH8BQ.6WTG

Entry Name: Vennington Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259025

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


8/118 Vennington Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Mid-to late C18 incorporating mid-C17 core; extended in
mid-to late C19. Red brick probably with timber framed core; extended
in coursed sandstone rubble with red brick dressings; slate roof. 2 + 1
room baffle entry plan; C19 addition forming L-plan. 2-storey and
attic addition. Dentil brick eaves cornice; large brick ridge stack off-
centre to right and external brick end stack to left (with C20 brick top
stage). 4 bays; C19 segmental-headed 3-light wooden casements except
for ground-floor 2-light wooden casement to left and second-floor 2-light
wooden casements; blind first-and second-floor windows in second bay
from right; boarded door in second bay from right with gabled porch.
Left-hand ground-floor window is probably former doorway (see straight
joints). One-storey brick lean-to addition to left with C20 brick
porch at front. C19 gabled wing at rear. Interior not inspected
but likely to be of interest. C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant
house in Shropshire. Medieval - c. 1850. The Parish of Westbury,
Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 119.

Listing NGR: SJ3392809645

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