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East Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7992 / 52°47'57"N

Longitude: -3.052 / 3°3'7"W

OS Eastings: 329171

OS Northings: 322921

OS Grid: SJ291229

Mapcode National: GBR 73.WP53

Mapcode Global: WH8B3.2WYY

Entry Name: East Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255656

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Morton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 22 SE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. CRICKHEATH

9/179 East Farmhouse
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- II*

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed with plaster and painted brick infill, graded slate roof.
T-plan with 2-bay gabled cross-wing projecting to left. 2 storeys with
attic to cross-wing; framing: close studding below girding beam and
3 square panels above to wall-plate (more irregular to hall range),
V-struts from collars to cross-wing; later 2-storey gabled porch to hall
range has date "RLI/1677" carved on gabled hood above door, carved splat
baluster decoration and moulded bressumer to gable; right gable end of
hall range is clad in C18 red brick (now painted), toothed floor band and
blind lozenge-shaped opening to gable; irregular fenestration, small
mid-C19 casements, one on each floor to left and right of porch and
on each floor to cross-wing; large external lateral red brick stack with
shaft re-built in C20 brick to cross-wing and similar integral stack to
back wall of hall range with painted rubblestone lean-to abutting.
Lean-to has brick bread oven projection. Interior: timber frame (square
panels and close studding) intact throughout; deep-chamfered cross beam
ceiling with heavy joists to main ground-floor room of hall range and
further deep-chamfered ceiling beams with straight-cut stops to upstairs
rooms; late C17 newel staircase with moulded handrail, pointed finials
and knobs rises to attic; several C17 plank doors with fleur-de-lys
strap hinges and massive plank and muntin front door with decorated
strap hinges; partly infilled inglenook fireplaces with chamfered
wooden lintels; roof to cross-wing of standard C17 collar and tie beam
type. Brick-lined cellar has partition wall with close-set vertical
posts. Graded II* as a complete example of a substantial C17 farmhouse
retaining several original internal features.


Listing NGR: SJ2919422947

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