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Bridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8898 / 52°53'23"N

Longitude: -2.7025 / 2°42'9"W

OS Eastings: 352829

OS Northings: 332710

OS Grid: SJ528327

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.PXR5

Mapcode Global: WH89W.GM9H

Entry Name: Bridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427784

Location: Wem Rural, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Wem Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Edstaston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WEM RURAL C.P. PEPPERSTREET
SJ 53 SW
6/152 Bridge Farmhouse
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GV II
Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, partly clad or rebuilt in mid-C18
and C19 red brick with later additions and alterations. Red brick,
replacing or encasing timber frame; machine tile roofs. Earliest part
is 2-bay gabled cross-wing to left with long hall range to right; this
has a late C18 two-storey gabled range to rear and a brick outshut in
space between this and cross-wing. 2 storeys with gable-lit attic to
hall range, which has floor band to left part. Irregular fenestration:
cross-wing has late C19 segmental-headed casement-on each floor; latticed
cast-iron window on each floor to left of hall range and C19 casements
directly below eaves to left and right with mid-C20 casement between;
mid-C20 canted bay windows flank gabled brick porch with dentilled
eaves cornice to right of centre, late C19 half-glazed inner door with
segmental-headed rectangular overlight. Segmental-headed boarded door
to front gable of cross-wing on left. Prominent red brick ridge stack
with 3 rebated shafts of star section and base with toothed capping
to left of centre; integral end stacks to right of hall range and to
C18 gabled addition. Jowled wall post to rear left corner of cross-
wing. Interior: chamfered cross beam and infilled inglenook fireplace with
chamfered-wooden lintel to left ground-floor room of hall range; deep-
chamfered cross beams and heavy joists to ground-floor room of cross-
wing and beam and joists also exposed to right first-floor room of hall
range. Tie beam of central truss to cross-wing visible and unbroken
wall-plate at junction with hall range shows that cross-wing is earliest
part of house.


Listing NGR: SJ5282932710

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