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Church Farm Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Withington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7126 / 52°42'45"N

Longitude: -2.6274 / 2°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 357713

OS Northings: 312958

OS Grid: SJ577129

Mapcode National: GBR BP.23W9

Mapcode Global: WH9D0.M22R

Plus Code: 9C4VP97F+33

Entry Name: Church Farm Cottages

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418216

ID on this website: 101222788

Location: Withington, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Withington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Withington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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4/114 Nos. 1-3 (consec.)
- Church Farm Cottages


Farmhouse, now divided. Early C16 with late C19 and early to mid-C20
alterations and additions. Timber framed with red brick nogging; partially
refaced, rebuilt, and extended in red brick; plain tile roofs. T-plan;
probable former open hall of 2 framed bays to left with C19 addition,
and projecting gabled cross-wing of 3 framed bays to right. One storey and
attic with 2-storey and attic cross-wing. Hall range with dentil brick
eaves cornice, central ridge stack and small C19 integral brick end stack
to left; two C20 gabled eaves dormers to right with 3-light metal casements
and gabled semi-dormer to left with late C20 casement; cross-wing with external
lateral brick stack to right. Framing in cross-wing: large scantling,
close studding with middle rail. 4-window front to hall range, late C19
and C20 casements; segmental-headed doorway in angle of cross-wing to
right with 6-panelled door and flat-roofed porch. Cross-wing with 2-light
attic casement and 3-light ground- and first-floor casements. 3 dormers
to hall range at rear. Entrances to Nos. 1 and 3 at rear. Interior:
evidence of smoke-blackening in roof to hall range; cross-wing has collar
and tie-beam roof trusses with queen-struts, and staggered purlins; chamfered
beams throughout; C17 boarded doors remain in Nos. 2 and 3, including that
under the stairs in No.2. The first floors and stack in the left-hand
range are probably a late C16 or C17 insertion in a former-open hall.

Listing NGR: SJ5771312958

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