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Upper Sweeney Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8243 / 52°49'27"N

Longitude: -3.0631 / 3°3'46"W

OS Eastings: 328464

OS Northings: 325722

OS Grid: SJ284257

Mapcode National: GBR 73.V0FW

Mapcode Global: WH78Y.X8KP

Entry Name: Upper Sweeney Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255638

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Morton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 22 NE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. A 483 (west side)

5/162 Upper Sweeney
- Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Probably C17, refaced in brick early C18. Red brick (random
bond) encasing or replacing timber frame, timber framed gables with
plaster infill, slate roof. Hall range of 2 unequal framed bays with
2-bay cross-wing projecting to right; later (probably C18) gabled
projection to left forming present H-plan. 2 storeys; framing: right
gable has 3 vertical struts from tie beam to collar with V-struts
from collar, left gable with single vertical strut from tie beam to
collar; 1:1:1 windows, segmental-headed 16-paned sashes to ground floor
(horned to centre) and casements directly below eaves to first floor (C19
to centre and right, C20 to left); boarded door under lean-to porch
in angle with right gable; red brick stack in roof slope of hall
range immediately to right of left gable. Full-length stone outshut
to rear with mid-C19 rubblestone addition at right-angles to rear on
left; C19 and C20 lean-tos to right of right gable. Interior: deep-
chamfered spine beam with straight-cut stops to left and ogee stops to
right in main ground-floor room (hall) with heavy joists; inglenook
fireplace and C18 staircase with turned balusters to left end of room;
several C17 plank and muntin doors with strap hinges, timber framed cross
walls [concealed by wallpaper at time of re-survey (July 1985)] and
roofs of Queen-strut construction.


Listing NGR: SJ2846425722

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