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Latitude: 52.764 / 52°45'50"N
Longitude: -2.6978 / 2°41'52"W
OS Eastings: 353008
OS Northings: 318717
OS Grid: SJ530187
Mapcode National: GBR 7K.YZ25
Mapcode Global: WH8BG.JSJD
Entry Name: The Firs Farmhouse
Listing Date: 2 April 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096911
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361541
Location: Astley, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Astley
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Astley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
The following building shall be added to the list:_
SJ 51 NW
1584-0/7/10000 The Firs Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid-late C18. Red brick in Flemish Bond, plain tile
roof. 2 storeys and attic with wing to rear left and later
infill to rear right; 3 bays. Central part-glazed door in
wooden frame flanked on ground and first floor by segmentally-
arched 3-light windows now with C20 iron casements; segmentally-
arched recess over the door. Dentilled eaves. Upstanding verges
with brick copings and projecting end stacks. Left return: wing
has 2 altered windows each beneath broader segmental arch.
Interior: basket-arched fireplace recesses to ground floor on
right and in rear wing. Original beamed ceilings with twin spine
beams; the date "1760" set out in nailheads on spine beam in
ground floor right room. Stair in rear wing has square newels
and rectangular rods and rises to the attic.
Cast-iron fire baskets in first floor rooms.
Listing NGR: SJ5300818717
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