History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Lower House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Ness, Shropshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7717 / 52°46'17"N

Longitude: -2.8797 / 2°52'46"W

OS Eastings: 340748

OS Northings: 319703

OS Grid: SJ407197

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.YH0B

Mapcode Global: WH8BC.QLXJ

Entry Name: Lower House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259201

Location: Little Ness, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Little Ness

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Little Ness St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Find accommodation in
Baschurch

Listing Text

LITTLE NESS C.P. LITTLE NESS
SJ 41 NW
5/136 Lower House Farmhouse
-
GV II

Farmhouse. C14 or C15 with C16 cross wing, all much rebuilt in the
mid-to late C19. Red brick, partly rendered, incorporating a timber
framed core partly of cruck construction. Slate roofs. L-plan; former
hall house of 3 framed bays with projecting gabled cross wing to left
of 3 framed bays. One storey and attic with cross wing of 2 storeys
and gable-lit attic. Central truncated brick ridge stack to hall range,
and brick ridge stack and external brick end stack to cross wing. Hall
range: small attic casement beneath eaves off-centre to left and ground-
floor segmental-headed 2-light wooden casement off-centre to right, formerly
a doorway (see straight joints beneath). Boarded loft door in right-
hand gable end. Rear with hipped eaves dormer, 2 seqmental-headed openings
to left (one a garage and the other blocked) and various inserted C20
casements. Cross wing: 2-windows to gable end; 2-and 3-light segmental-
headed wooden casements. Right-hand return front with 2 segmental-
headed 2-light wooden casements to first floor and one to ground floor,
and segmental-headed half-glazed 4-panelled door to left with gabled
porch. Interior: hall range formerly a hall house with a one-bay floored
end to left and a 2-or 3-bay open hall to right. Cruck frames with
cambered collars, that at the right-hand end with peg holes for former
arched bracing. Single purlins with curved wind braces. Left-hand
ground-floor room has a pair of probably C14 or C15 deep-chamfered ceiling
beams with ogee stops, resting on shaped brackets at left-hand end.
Ground-floor rear room of cross wing with 2 chamfered ceiling beams,
and fireplace with roll-moulded segmental wooden lintel. C17 panelled
doors and old nail-studded boarded door to first floor.


Listing NGR: SJ4074819703

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.