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Grove Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.95 / 52°57'0"N

Longitude: -2.6328 / 2°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 357580

OS Northings: 339368

OS Grid: SJ575393

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.L2ZP

Mapcode Global: WH9BV.J3JS

Entry Name: Grove Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260572

Location: Whitchurch Rural, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ash Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITCHURCH RURAL C.P. ASH PARVA
SJ 53 NE
5/21 Grove Farmhouse
26.11.82
II
Farmhouse, now disused. Mid-to late C16 with late C19 or early C20 altera-
tions and additions. Timber framed with wattle and daub and brick infill,
partly pebbledashed. Partly rebuilt and extended in red brick. Plain
tile roof. Framing: diagonal strutting, and close studding beneath
windows. T-plan. One framed bay of former hall range with cross wing
of 2 framed bays to east. 2 storeys. North front: integral brick
lateral stack to left. Cross wing to left has jettied first-floor with
moulded and billet-ornamented bressumer and jettied gable with end brackets
and moulded cambered tie-beam ; each jetty has coving beneath formed
by small curved brackets with plaster between, springing from projecting
billet-ornamented rails. Gable with king-post truss and diagonal strutting.
First-floor C19 three-light wooden casement and ground-floor oriel window
with C19 four-light wooden casement and C16 moulded cill. Hall range
set back to right with first-floor C20 centre-hung metal casement and
ground-floor C20 centre-hung metal casement. One storey brick lean-
to addition to right. Left-hand return front with various wooden casements
and a first-floor 12-paned wooden window. Late C19 or early C20 addition
to rear consisting of 2 parallel ranges. Interior: ground-floor room
in cross wing has large chamfered beam with curved run-out stops, and
joists. Stud partition dividing hall range from cross wing, recorded
has having a four-centred arched doorway (not noted at time of survey
- October 1986). Cross wing has chamfered jowl-post (up to ground-
floor ceiling level) and chamfered ground-floor wall plate with broach
stops between front and rear rooms. Ground-floor front room with C17
panelling. Blocked first-floor 2-light window with chamfered wooden
million in wall dividing C16 and C19 ranges. One barleysugar baluster
from a late C17 or early C18 staircase surviving (unfixed) in the rear
range at time of survey. When the house was extended in the late C19
or early C20 the old part became the service range, including a dairy.


Listing NGR: SJ5758039368

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