History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Bridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SJ 53 SW
6/152 Bridge Farmhouse
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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.