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Bank Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanyblodwel, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8081 / 52°48'29"N

Longitude: -3.1314 / 3°7'53"W

OS Eastings: 323829

OS Northings: 323990

OS Grid: SJ238239

Mapcode National: GBR 70.W1V2

Mapcode Global: WH78X.WP04

Entry Name: Bank Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054645

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256595

Location: Llanyblodwel, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Llanyblodwel

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Llanyblodwel St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 22 SW; 5/47

Bank Farmhouse and attached barn



Farmhouse, now house, and attached former threshing barn. House: early
to mid-C16 with later additions and alterations. Roughcast timber frame,
part C20 weatherboarded to rear and with small narrow bricks to right gable
end; uncoursed limestone rubble plinth and graded slate roof. 2-cell
plan, right bay probably originally open to roof and with integral end
stack possibly replacing smoke hood; attached barn to right possibly on
site of lower end of original house, which may have continued to right
of present stack. One storey and attic; 3-light C19 cast-iron casement
to centre with 4-panel door (top panels now glazed) to right; C20 glazed
door to left has contemporary casement immediately to left. Wide mid-
C20 gabled eaves dormer to left of centre. Red brick ridge stack (rebuilt
in C19 brick above ridge) at junction with barn and projecting boxed single-
purlin ends to left. C19 rubblestone lean-to, altered C20, to left gable
end. Barn: late C17. Weatherboarded timber frame on uncoursed limestone
rubble plinth; graded slate roof on same pitch as house. Three doorways
to rear, left and centre with stable doors. INTERIOR of house has
large square timber-framed panels exposed to front and back walls. Right
ground-floor room has plank and muntin screen to left with square-headed
doorways at each end. Inserted ceiling has straight-cut stops to joists;
inglenook fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel and C19 bread oven.
C17 winder staircase to left of stack with solid block oak treads and
moulded newel posts; infilled doorway to right of stack formerly connecting
with cowhouse. Left ground-floor room has chamfered cross beam and joists.
C17 wide boarded oak floor boards to first floor and stepping to stack
visible behind C19 tongue and groove boarding in right room. Collar and
tie-beam roof in two bays with king strut and raking struts to principal
rafters to left truss. Barn also has timber frame visible: square panels,
two from cill to wall-plate, with shaped doorway to front. Many reused
timbers. Double-purlin roof in three bays with raking struts from tie beams
to principal rafters.

Listing NGR: SJ2382923990

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

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