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School Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6172 / 52°37'2"N

Longitude: -3.0046 / 3°0'16"W

OS Eastings: 332080

OS Northings: 302636

OS Grid: SJ320026

Mapcode National: GBR B6.86XJ

Mapcode Global: WH8C2.TGDX

Entry Name: School Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257460

Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Worthen

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SW

5/129 School Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably late C16 or C17, partly remodelled mid-C19 with
later additions and alterations. Roughcast probably concealing timber
frame on high painted brick and rubblestone plinth, latter material
also used for right gable end, back wall and extension to left; machine
tile roof with graded slate roof to rubblestone addition. Original
house of 2 or 3 framed bays, possibly jettied to front, extended to
left in C19. 2 storeys; 2 small mid-C19 casements to left of timber
framed part with boarded door below to centre flanked by mid-C19 three-
light casement (to left) and small fixed-light window (to right).
Integral end stack with red brick shaft to right and exposed double-
purlin ends to both gables. Lower C19 extension to left has one casement
on each floor, that to ground floor with segmental head; external
end stack has late C19 red brick shaft and projecting bread oven abutting.
Interior: inspection not possible at time of resurvey (December 1985)
but noted as having massive deep-chamfered cross beam and chamfered
joists with stepped ogee stops in room to left of entrance; straight-
flight oak staircase to rear has close-studded wall to left; several
plank and muntin doors with pointed strap hinges on ground floor.

Listing NGR: SJ3208002636

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

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