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Latitude: 52.6689 / 52°40'8"N
Longitude: -2.9267 / 2°55'36"W
OS Eastings: 337426
OS Northings: 308314
OS Grid: SJ374083
Mapcode National: GBR B9.4VH3
Mapcode Global: WH8BY.05LS
Entry Name: Wigley Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366902
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259006
Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Westbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Westbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 30 NE WESTBURY C.P. -
9/99 Wigley Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably c.1600, refronted probably late C19. Red brick
front; stone rubble to right gable end; left end gable rendered;
plain tile roof; 2 brick ridge stacks. T-shaped plan, front range
of 3 rooms with lobby entry extended to 4 with later additions to stem
of T at rear. South-east front: single storey plus attic; 2-window
range of casements in canted bays; plank door to right in line with
stack. Small single-light (probably stair) window to left of centre
under eaves; 2 gabled dormers. Right gable end has ground-floor
and attic 3-light casements. The house is now entered through a
later lean-to addition to rear. Interior: reported to have large open
fireplace at north-west end with probably original winder staircase in
east corner. 2 rooms to centre of main range also reported to
have deeply chamfered ceiling beams. Rear range reported to have
cellar. Permission to inspect both the interior and exterior of Wigley
Farmhouse was refused at the time of resurvey (August 1985).
Information about the interior of the house is taken from a MSS plan in
Shropshire Record Office, prepared during fieldwork for the Victoria
County History. (SRO 3763/30/3),No. V; C. Ryan, The evolution of the
peasant housein Shropshire. Medieval - c.1850. The parish of Westbury,
Unpublished thesis (October 1979) , pp. 148-9.
Listing NGR: SJ3742608314
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