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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: GREETE COURT

List entry Number: 1383517

Location

GREETE COURT

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityGreete

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483947

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Details

GREETE

SO57SE Greete Court 582-1/4/110 15/03/74

GV II*

Farmhouse. C16 and C18. Timber frame with brick infill, and brick. Plain-tile roof. 2 large projecting brick stacks on east side with 3 spurred shafts to south stack and 6 to the north, both with later linking capping. 3 bays with cross-gabled central bay and C18 extension bay to south, and single-storey service wing to east. EXTERIOR: 2-storey and attic and cellar. North gable with square framing 3 panels high per storey with tension brace at ground level. Gable has jettied straight tie beam on brackets much restored, and raking struts above and below collar. Lower framing interrupted by C19 casement. C20 casement at first and attic floors. Single-storey extension to left with brick segmental-arched openings, with lean-to entrance extension. West return side: to left is square framing at first floor, small straight brace. Ground floor underbuilt in C18. Central advanced gable with jettied gable-truss with chamfered cambered tie beam, and raking struts above and below collar with vertical struts framing C18 timber mullion window. Gable underbuilt in C20 with brick. To right is C18 brick wing on rubble plinth with brick storey bands and 2 C19 and C20 casements in brick segmental-arched openings and with plain doorcase with top-light. South gable end: C18 brick with attic storey band and brick-coped gables. C20 casements in altered brick segmental-arched openings, attic casement being C19 2-light casement with top-lights. East side: left-hand side covered by large brick stack and by stair tower outshut partly underbuilt with C18 and C19 brick, retaining jowled corner posts with some square framing and east truss of cambered tie beam, interrupted principals, vertical struts and rail. In centre is square framing and framed jettied gable-truss with chamfered tie beam on brackets and wall plate, swept raking struts, vertical struts and collar. Gable covered at lower levels by projecting service wing and partly covered to right by large brick stack. To right is square framing to ground level with small straight brace at wall-plate. INTERIOR: framed bays have double bridging beams on all floors, chamfered with ogee chamfer stops. Ground floor has C17 moulded plaster cornice. First-floor north bay has chamfered door opening, central bay has hinged floorboard opening to priest hole adjacent to brick stack, and arched mantelbeam with chamfered soffit. Double trenched-purlin roof with single tenoned-purlin central linking bay and single trenched-purlin roofs to east and west gables. 2 internal trusses of high collar, twin posts interrupting tie beam. South truss, now internal, same as north gable-end truss but with wattle and daub panels surviving. Possible second priest hole next to chimney. Stair turret has oak newel winder staircase. Cellar has lateral square-framed partition with stave and daub infill. Large fireplace with long large chamfered mantelbeam with run-out stops. Vestiges of ashlar in cellar walls and recessed stone arch indicating earlier building on the site.



Listing NGR: SO5775670847

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National Grid Reference: SO 57756 70847

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