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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Prees, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9023 / 52°54'8"N

Longitude: -2.6236 / 2°37'24"W

OS Eastings: 358153

OS Northings: 334053

OS Grid: SJ581340

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.PC6M

Mapcode Global: WH9C1.N9WW

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260549

Location: Prees, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Prees

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Fauls Holy Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 53 SE
7/91 The Old House
Cottage and attached house, latterly inn, now one house. Early C17
with separate structure built early to mid-C19; later additions and
alterations. C17 part: timber framed with painted brick infill and
rebuilding; C20 tile roof with plain C19 bargeboards and pointed finials.
Baffle-entry plan of 2 framed bays. One storey and gable-lit attic.
Framing: much renewed and some brick painted in imitation; irrregular
square and rectangular panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate with close
studding to left gable end, long straight tension braces; collar and
tie beam end trusses with projecting single-purlin ends and king-strut
to right. Plain central C19 panelled door with C19 glazing bar sash
window to left and small mid-C19 casement to right. Small central
ridge stack mainly rebuilt in C20 brown brick. Mounting block attached
to front right corner. C19 extension set back to right: red brick
painted black and white in imitation of timber frame; graded slate
roof with internal end stack to right. 2 storeys; 3 windows, glazing
bar sashes with slightly cambered heads, blind to centre on first floor.
Entrance in left bay, C20 door with C19 rectangular barred overlight.
Interior: of C17 part has chamfered cross beam with flat heavy joists
in ground-floor room to right of stack, which has partly infilled inglenook
fireplace; dog-leg staircase behind stack. First-floor rooms have
original floor boards and large stepped stack visible to right of central
truss of collar and tie beam roof. Formerly an inn known as The Hawk
and Buckle.

Listing NGR: SJ5815334053

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

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