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Latitude: 52.656 / 52°39'21"N
Longitude: -2.9416 / 2°56'29"W
OS Eastings: 336406
OS Northings: 306893
OS Grid: SJ364068
Mapcode National: GBR B8.5QH6
Mapcode Global: WH8BX.SHGP
Plus Code: 9C4VM345+C9
Entry Name: Lower Farmhouse
Listing Date: 27 January 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176415
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259010
Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Westbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Westbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 30 NE WESTBURY C.P. HEM LANE, Westley
9/103 Lower Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1600 with mid-C17 addition; restored in
late C20. Timber framed with lath and plaster infill on brick and
concrete plinth, rear wing partly rebuilt in C19 brick; plain tile
roof. L-plan; 2 framed bays with wing of 2 framed bays at rear. 2
storeys; Framing: square panels (4 from sole-plate to wall-plate)
with long straight tension braces. Integral brick end stack to left
(with top rebuilt in late C20)and external brick end stack to rear wing.
3-window front; C20 two- and 3-light wooden casements; C20 lean-to
timber framed porch to left with boarded door. Gable ends have exposed
collar and tie-beam trusses with queen-struts and V-struts, left-hand
end wall rebuilt in late C20. Interior: ground-floor chamfered cross-
beamed ceiling with ogee stops; right-hand ground-floor room has
chamfered joists with run-out stops and triangular-headed doorway;
chamfered posts; large open fireplace with lintel; rear wing has
chamfered beam with ogee stops. V.C.H. Vol. VIII,p. 306; C. Ryan,
The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval - c. 1850.
The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester
Listing NGR: SJ3640606893
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