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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176579
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259025
Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Westbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Westbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 30 NW WESTBURY C.P. VENNINGTON
8/118 Vennington Farmhouse
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Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 119.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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