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Latitude: 52.6847 / 52°41'4"N
Longitude: -2.8915 / 2°53'29"W
OS Eastings: 339828
OS Northings: 310039
OS Grid: SJ398100
Mapcode National: GBR BB.3YM0
Mapcode Global: WH8BR.KS96
Entry Name: Upper House Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307743
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259047
Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Westbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Yockleton
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 3810-3910 WESTBURY C.P. YOCKLETON
16/140 Upper House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early to mid-C19 with late C16 core. Red brick,
incorporating timber framed core, probably of cruck construction;
plain tile roof. 3-bays. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 3 bays
with stairs up from entrance. Dentil brick eaves cornice; brick
ridge stack off-centre to left and integral brick end stack to left.
Irregular 3-window front; 3-light segmental-headed wooden casements,
central blind first-floor window; half-glazed door off-centre between
first and second windows to right with rectangular overlight and door-
case with fluted pilaster strips, frieze and dentil cornice; late
C19 gabled timber framed porch. Interior: foot of possible cruck
visible in wall between centre and right-hand bays; centre bay has
C16 chamfered beam with broach stops and large open fireplace with
early C19 panelled surround and moulded cornice. V.C.H., Vol. VIII,
C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval-
Cl850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979),
Manchester University, pp. 109-110.
Listing NGR: SJ3982810039
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