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Tilley Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8465 / 52°50'47"N

Longitude: -2.7337 / 2°44'1"W

OS Eastings: 350683

OS Northings: 327916

OS Grid: SJ506279

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.SNH2

Mapcode Global: WH8B1.ZQD5

Entry Name: Tilley Manor

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427952

Location: Wem Rural, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Wem Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Wem St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 52 NW
11/165 Tilley Manor
Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 with later additions and alterations.
Timber framed with painted brick infill, now mainly roughcast; painted
sandstone plinth and plain tile roof. U-plan with 2-bay cross-wings
flanking central hall range of baffle-entry type, which is continued
for a single bay to right of right cross-wing. 2 storeys. Framing:
exposed to gable of right cross-wing; square panels, 3½ from cill to
wall-plate; attic jettied with moulded bressumer and 3 collars; raking
struts between bressumer and lower collar, double-purlin ends. Gable
of left cross-wing has herringbone struts above tie beam and supporting
carved corner brackets below. Timber framed gable to centre of hall
range with moulded bressumer and carved consoles. Late C19 and C20
casements with C19 bracketed hoods, one on each floor to cross-wings
and to central gable. C19 four-panel door under contemporary bracketed
gabled hood to left of hall range with roughcast axial ridge stack immediately
to left. Cross-wings have integral lateral stacks, right with tall
red brick shaft and left stone with internal roughcast shaft. Interior:
twin chamfered spine beams and heavy joists with ogee stops in ground-
floor room of hall range. Massive brick stack to hall range has sandstone
inglenook fireplace with moulded wooden lintel to cross-wing side.
Front room of this (left) cross-wing has C17 rectangular oak panelling
with fluted frieze and flat cross-beam ceiling with ogee stops. Hall
stack stepped to first floor. Exposed purlins and straight windbraces
but roof trusses concealed by wallpaper at time of resurvey (March 1986).

Listing NGR: SJ5068327916

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

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