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Tithe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6963 / 52°41'46"N

Longitude: -2.869 / 2°52'8"W

OS Eastings: 341365

OS Northings: 311309

OS Grid: SJ413113

Mapcode National: GBR BC.3B9Y

Mapcode Global: WH8BR.WHZ9

Entry Name: Tithe House

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258975

Location: Ford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 41 SW FORD C.P. FORD HEATH

6/70 Tithe House
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- II

Farmhouse, now disused. Dated 1755. Red brick on coursed rubblestone
plinth; asbestos slate roof. 2-room plan. One storey and gable-lit
attic. Projecting brick eaves courses and parapeted gable ends
with chamfered red sandstone copings; external brick end stacks. 2-
window front; C19 two-light wooden casements, that to right with
segmental head; central 2-panelled door and brick porch with chamfered
stone-coped parapeted gable and yellow sandstone datestone: A
2-light wooden casements flanking stacks in each gable end. T : M
Two 2-light wooden casements at rear. One storey out-house 1755
set back to right with brick end stack. Interior: staircase up from
entrance; left-hand ground-floor room with pair of transverse beams,
and large open fireplace with bread oven and cast iron range. This
house was built for Thomas Ambler, the improprieter of the tithes of
Ford, and later occupied by his tithe collector. It is an early and
a well preserved small post-enclosure farmhouse and is specially
notable as a dated example. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p. 228.


Listing NGR: SJ4136511309

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