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Yew Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6515 / 52°39'5"N

Longitude: -2.5834 / 2°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 360628

OS Northings: 306128

OS Grid: SJ606061

Mapcode National: GBR BR.62P1

Mapcode Global: WH9D7.9M15

Entry Name: Yew Tree House

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258871

Location: Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton-under-Wrekin St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 60 NW
2/87 Yew Tree House

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, extended 1622 (datestone) with later
additions and alterations. Timber framed on brick plinth with painted
brick infill, machine tile roof. Original plan a hall of 2½ framed
bays with 2-bay cross-wing projecting to left; twin-gabled addition
of 1622 in angle between, mid-C19 brick addition at right-angles to
rear. 2 storeys; framing: rectangular panels, 3 from cill
to wall-plate with long straight tension braces, V-struts from collar
to front gable of cross-wing, larger panels to C17 part; irregular
fenestration, late C19 and C20 casements, one on first floor to each
gable and on ground floor to left and right gables, late C1.9 gabled
timber framed porch to centre gable with C20 outer door; prominent
red brick ridge stack to left of hall range, diamond-shaped datestone
(1622) to centre gable. Interior: chamfered spine beams with ogee
stops to 1622 part; inglenook fireplace beneath hall stack has
chamfered wooden lintel and a stone inscribed "JOHN HIGGINSON/

Listing NGR: SJ6062806128

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