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The Old Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentnor, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5302 / 52°31'48"N

Longitude: -2.9082 / 2°54'29"W

OS Eastings: 338486

OS Northings: 292867

OS Grid: SO384928

Mapcode National: GBR BB.FLPG

Mapcode Global: VH75S.JNXQ

Entry Name: The Old Shop

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 22 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256903

Location: Wentnor, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Wentnor

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Wentnor

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


7/57 The Old Shop
(formerly listed as
1/12/51 Post Office)

- II

Former farmhouse, now house. C17, altered C19 and C20. Uncoursed limestone
rubble, partly brick to rear and plastered to south and west gable ends, machine
tile roof. T-shaped in plan with 3-bay range aligned north-south and a central
single-bay projection to west. One storey and attic; central projection one window
deep, flanked by one window on right and blank wall to left, one gabled dormer to
south, one to west, windows all C20 casements; prominent stack with red brick capping
to west gable end projection, outer C20 doors to south and west; C19 catslide outshut
to rear with bread oven. Lower projecting single-storeyed range (former cowhouse)
to west, 3 windows and roughly central door. Interior. Most impressive feature is
inglenook fireplace with chamfered lintel; ground floor rooms to south and west with
chamfered beams and exposed square panelling to cross wall; the roof is of Queen strut;
construction. Although formerly listed, the old list description was actually
mistakenly of Snead Farmhouse (q.v.) which presumably it was intended to list.

Listing NGR: SO3848692867

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

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