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The Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.656 / 52°39'21"N

Longitude: -2.8519 / 2°51'6"W

OS Eastings: 342472

OS Northings: 306816

OS Grid: SJ424068

Mapcode National: GBR BD.5NLH

Mapcode Global: WH8BZ.5H7P

Plus Code: 9C4VM44X+C6

Entry Name: The Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259530

ID on this website: 101055639

Location: Plealey, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Farmhouse, now house. Probably C17 with considerable later re-modelling,
chiefly of early C19. Red brick probably partly concealing timber frame,
pantile roof. Originally roughly L-shaped in plan with a twin-gabled
projection to rear forming the short range of the 'L'; 2-bay range to
left of front centre gable a later addition of c.1815, when the eaves of the
old house were raised and the whole clad in brick. 2 storeys, dentilled
eaves cornice; 2:2:2 windows, glazing bar sashes, mainly with segmental
heads, those to left and right of Tuscan porch in right-hand bay of C19
addition tripartite; red brick stacks in roof slope of rear gable and behind
ridge with end stack to left. Doorway to rear has an early C17 oak door with
pointed and scrolled strap hinges. Interior: left-hand ground-floor room
has a fine plaster frieze (c.1815) and a Coalbrookdale fireplaces. C17 oak
panelling re-used in old part of house. Formerly known as Plealey Farmhouse.
V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.255.

Listing NGR: SJ4247206816

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