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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Edgton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4662 / 52°27'58"N

Longitude: -2.9036 / 2°54'12"W

OS Eastings: 338710

OS Northings: 285742

OS Grid: SO387857

Mapcode National: GBR BB.KMV3

Mapcode Global: VH765.M8CS

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257632

Location: Edgton, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Edgton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Edgton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

EDGTON C.P. EDGTON
SO 38 NE
1/128 Church Farmhouse
21.3.68
GV II*

Farmhouse and attached former malthouse. Late C16, extended and remodelled
early C18 with later additions and alterations. Regularly coursed and
dressed limestone block facing to rubble core to cross-wing (uncoursed
rubble exposed to rear gable); regularly coursed and dressed rubble to
long range. Also partly timber framed (roughcast and weatherboarded to
front of long range); machine tile and corrugated iron roofs. Basic L-
plan with gabled cross-wing projecting to rear on right; 2 gables project-
ing to rear of long range with various rubblestone lean-tos attached;
lower malthouse attached to gable end of long range. 2 storeys. Early
C20 casement-fenestration to house, one on each floor to cross-wing and
to long range, first-floor window breaking eaves. Entrance to left of
cross-wing; flat-roofed stone porch over 6-panel door (top panels now
glazed) in fluted wood surround. Partly illegible datestone inscribed
"SL/J/-7--" above first-floor window to gable. Former integral end
stack with dripstone and red brick top at junction with continuation of
malthouse to higher range and prominent rendered ridge stack to centre of
cross-wing. Malthouse has plank door on first floor approached by
external lateral stone steps with small hatches to ground floor and below
eaves. Lower range has plank door to right with small hatch immediately
to left and small ridge stack. Decorative cusped quatrefoil framing
(probably late C16)to apex of gable projecting to rear. Leaded casement
to first floor of rear gable projecting roughly on line with stack.
Interior: inspection of house not possible at time of resurvey (September
1986) but said to have moulded and chamfered ceiling beams and heavy
joists; decorative wainscot panelling. Malthouse: back wall and part
of front wall to higher range timber framed(square panels with wattle and
daub infill). Higher range is on 3 levels with collar and tie beam roof
in 2 bays and large stack of house visible to right. Lower range has
well-preserved vaulted red brick kiln, complete with furnace, to ground
floor and drying floor with perforated tiles above.


Listing NGR: SO3871085742

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