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The Firs Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361541

Location: Astley, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Astley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Astley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

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

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

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