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Lower Eyton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7204 / 52°43'13"N

Longitude: -2.9248 / 2°55'29"W

OS Eastings: 337629

OS Northings: 314039

OS Grid: SJ376140

Mapcode National: GBR B9.1NM7

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.1WHB

Entry Name: Lower Eyton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258949

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Alberbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 31 SE

Lower Eyton Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C18, possibly incorporating C17 core, with late C19
additions. Red brick rebuilding of possibly timber framed house,
C19 coursed rubble additions with red brick dressings; plain tile roofs.
Main range aligned north-south with C19 rebuilding to north and additions
to west. 2 storeys and attic. East front: plat band to left, dentil
brick eaves cornice to C19 right-hand addition, and crowstepped gable
end to left; external brick end stack to left, integral brick end stack
to right, and central external lateral brick stack to rear. 3-window
front; mainly segmental-headed with 3-light C19 wooden casements, first-
floor 2-light casement to right with segmental relieving arch and blocked
ground-floor segmental-headed window below; inserted C20 segmental-
headed window to right; central C20 glazed door with side lights and
lean-to plain tile porch on curved brackets. Straight joint off-centre
to right with right-hand part set back, and straight joint to left of
central first-floor window. Fire insurance plate No. 2178 on east
front. Right-hand part of facade partly obscured by farmbuildings,
adjoining at right angles (qv). C19 wing at rear. Interior: chamfered
ceiling beams, open fireplace with chamfered lintel; early C18 dog-leg
staircase with winders, square newel posts, and moulded handrail.
Farmbuildings adjoining to east (qv) incorporate parts of an earlier

Listing NGR: SJ3762914039

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