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Lower Ridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5789 / 52°34'44"N

Longitude: -3.0574 / 3°3'26"W

OS Eastings: 328443

OS Northings: 298424

OS Grid: SO284984

Mapcode National: GBR B3.BRXQ

Mapcode Global: WH8C8.0FCS

Entry Name: Lower Ridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257355

Location: Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Chirbury with Brompton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Chirbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 29 NE;

Lower Ridge Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, extended C17 and eaves raised late
C18 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with plaster
and painted brick infill and painted rubblestone to gable ends, slate
roofs. Original plan a 2-cell cottage with end stack to left, later
extended to form baffle-entry plan of four framed bays; eaves of C17 addition
raised late C18. One storey and gable-lit attic to two right bays and
two storeys to left bays. Framing: two tall rectangular panels to original
wall-plate with later horizontal timbers, one small rectangular panel
above to C17 addition. Windows all late C20 casements, two on each floor to left part
and one on right to right section; late C19 porch at junction between
2 sections has boarded inner door; late C20 red brick axial ridge stack
to left of right section with external stack to left gable end of C17
part. INTERIOR: timber frame exposed to original back wall; 2 chamfered
spine beams with stepped stops and joists to right ground-floor room,
which has inglenook fireplace with moulded wooden lintel; deep-chamfered
spine beams with straight-cut stops to two other ground-floor rooms.
Roof trusses covered by plasterboard at time of re-survey (November
1985). Prominent C20 Lean-to addition to rear is not of special architectural

Listing NGR: SO2844398424

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