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Shelfield Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5926 / 52°35'33"N

Longitude: -2.9711 / 2°58'16"W

OS Eastings: 334311

OS Northings: 299859

OS Grid: SO343998

Mapcode National: GBR B7.9P6G

Mapcode Global: WH8C9.B3F9

Entry Name: Shelfield Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257428

Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hope

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 39 NW

9/95 Shelfield Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed with brick infill and front wall rebuilt in stone, now roughcast;
slate roof. 5 bay baffle-entry plan. One storey and attic; late C20
casement fenestration, 4 windows to ground floor, including one to
left of half-glazed door in lean-to projection, and 3 gabled eaves
dormers; subsidiary entrance through boarded door immediately to right
of left window. Red brick ridge stack directly above half-glazed door.
Interior: timber frame partly exposed to back wall (renewed) and square
panels to cross walls; ground-floor room to right of stack (which has
large inglenook fireplace) has massive chamfered cross beam supported
on cast-iron column to front (presumably contemporary with rebuilding
of front walls) and heavy joists; straight-flight oak staircase behind
stack. Ground-floor room to far right has C19 shelves inset in wall
to right of fireplace; plank and muntin doors with pointed strap hinges
throughout and original floor boards to first floor. Collar and tie
beam roof in 5 bays (including chimney bay) has exposed trusses; large
stepped brick stack concealed by plasterboard at time of resurvey (December
1985). Prominent 2-storey C19 addition attached to right is not of
special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SO3431199859

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

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