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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1383412

Location

LOWER HOUSE FARMHOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBoraston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Dec-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483830

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History

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Details

BORASTON

SO66NW Lower House Farmhouse 582-1/9/7 11/12/54

GV II*

Farmhouse. Late C16. Painted timber frame with painted rendered and painted brick infill panels on stone rubble plinth, brick cross wing and extensions. Plain-tile roofs. Large projecting eaves stacks with spurred brick shafts and C19 caps. L-shaped original plan consisting of 2-framed-bay main range with brick cross wing, with late C17 and C19 extensions. EXTERIOR: 2 storey and attic. East front with square panelling 3 panels high at first floor mostly with raking studs forming decorative framing, jettied with double-cyma and ovolo moulded bressumer on carved console brackets over square-framed ground floor, 3 panels high, with dragon post to right. 2 C19 metal 2-light casements with top-lights at first floor and single 3-light casement with top-lights at ground floor, C19 front door to left with C20 porch. C19 brick lean-to to left. North return gable: first and second floor framing similar to east front with additional ground level tension brace. Single casement at ground floor and C19 2-light metal casement inserted to the right of former framed window opening at first floor. Gable-end truss with jettied tie beam with double-ovolo-moulded soffit chamfer set on carved console brackets, vertical struts with middle rail framing attic 2-light casement with collar and raking struts above. Double-ovolo and cyma moulded bargeboards. West side of main range: to left is framing as east front but without the jetty, to right is a pair of large projecting C16 brick stacks which flank brick cross wing gable-end with brick saddleback coped gables of stepped merlons and with attic window with moulded brick surround. Cross wing gable and right-hand stack covered by projecting tiled gabled extension. Extension to south is C17 single timber-framed bay with square framing 3 panels high surviving on the south side and the east gable-end truss visible behind the C19 brick lean-to extension. INTERIOR: ovolo-chamfered bridging beam and cross-bridging beam. Chamfered floor joists with stepped concave chamfer stops. Painted timber carved crest with rampant lion inset in ground floor wall. Part of a larger Manor House partly destroyed by fire in C19.





Listing NGR: SO6151569947

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National Grid Reference: SO 61515 69947

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