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Cross House

A Grade II Listed Building in Longden, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6529 / 52°39'10"N

Longitude: -2.8244 / 2°49'27"W

OS Eastings: 344328

OS Northings: 306447

OS Grid: SJ443064

Mapcode National: GBR BF.5WX2

Mapcode Global: WH8BZ.LL82

Entry Name: Cross House

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259503

Location: Longden, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Longden

Built-Up Area: Longden

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Longden and Annscroft

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 40 NW PONTESBURY C.P. LONGDEN

4/199 Cross House
-

- II

Farmhouse, now house Probably early C17 with later additions and alterations.
Timber framed on high red brick plinth with plastered infill, machine tile
roofs. T-plan; hall of 2 1/2 bays with cross-wing (to road front) of 2 bays.
2 storeys with gable-lit attic to cross-wing. Framing: square panels, 3
from raised cill to wall-plate, moulded hewn jettying (to cross-wing) on
first floor of left-hand gable end with evidence of continuation to front
and right-hand gable end; vertical struts to left-hand gable end with
inclined struts from upper collar; the right-hand gable end is brick-clad
and the hall roughcast. 2-window front to cross-wing, tripartite glazing
bar sashes to left and right of central 6-panel door (upper panels now
glazed) with bracketed hood; prominent cruciform ridge stack re-built
c.1980 to right of hall range and C20 brick end stack to right-hand wall
of cross-wing. Interior: timber frame intact with chamfered spine and
cross beams throughout; 2 large fireplaces on ground floor, one with massive
Grinshill stone lintel; C17 oak door in kitchen (back end of former hall)
with iron strap hinges.


Listing NGR: SJ4432806447

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