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Red House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydbury North, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4682 / 52°28'5"N

Longitude: -2.9369 / 2°56'12"W

OS Eastings: 336448

OS Northings: 285992

OS Grid: SO364859

Mapcode National: GBR B8.KRLS

Mapcode Global: VH765.17Q7

Entry Name: Red House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257004

Location: Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydbury North

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lydbury North

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


6/90 Red House Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
21/3/68 The Red House)


Shown on O.S. map as Red House.
Farmhouse. Mid to late C17. Red brick (English and English garden wall
bonds) with mid C19 slate roof. U-plan with projecting central stair-
case wing to rear. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Plinth, plat bands,
wall plate and joists ends exposed below eaves, central gabled dormer
with 2-light casement, and large external end stacks with twin square
shafts, that to left reducing in width with plain tile pentice roof,
extended to front. 1:3:1 bay rhythm with projecting gabled wings.
C19 wooden cross windows with recessed segmental tympana, blind in
centre on first floor; 2-light attic casements in wings, and some
inserted C20 casements in basement. Large C20 flight of concrete
steps to central boarded door with mid C19 doorcase consisting of panelled
pilasters and bracketed triangular pedimented hood; boarded basement
doors, to left and in right-hand return front. Rear: C20 flat-toppped
eaves dormer to left; central projecting gabled staircase wing with
plat bands and C19 wooden cross windows. Interior: dog-leg staircase
with closed string; turned balusters, moulded handrail and square
newel post; chamfered and stopped beams; boarded doors; pump and
kitchen range in cellar. N. Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.191.

Listing NGR: SO3644885992

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