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Old Portway Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rowley, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.4962 / 52°29'46"N

Longitude: -2.0444 / 2°2'39"W

OS Eastings: 397084

OS Northings: 288701

OS Grid: SO970887

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZL.MK

Mapcode Global: VH9YT.JJ28

Entry Name: Old Portway Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 November 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219339

Location: Sandwell, B65

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Rowley

Built-Up Area: Rowley Regis

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Rounds Green

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SO 98 NE
Rowley Regis
8/127 Old Portway Farmhouse

House. Circa 1600, clad in C19. Timber-framed with outer walls mostly
replaced by brick and stone. Tile roof. One storey with attic. Facade
has a wide C20 casement window on each side of door, and a smaller window
to the right. Chimneys on left-hand gable, to right of second window, and,
on front wall, to right of right-hand window. Some timber-framing is
exposed on the left-hand gable wall, with square panels below the tie-beam
and raking struts to the collar. Interior: four bays with exposed ceiling
joists. The left-hand bay has a roughly chamfered spine beam. The ceiling
of the second bay is divided into four sections by deeply chamfered main
beams, the common joists running in alternate directions. The third bay
contains a stone inglenook, re-faced in the mid-C20. Framing on the first
floor suggests that it replaces an earlier firehood. On the first floor
three tie-beam trusses are visible, with jowled posts, raking struts, and

Listing NGR: SO9708488701

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