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Latitude: 52.572 / 52°34'19"N
Longitude: -2.4714 / 2°28'17"W
OS Eastings: 368146
OS Northings: 297229
OS Grid: SO681972
Mapcode National: GBR BX.C092
Mapcode Global: WH9DP.0MD4
Entry Name: Stocking Farmhouse
Listing Date: 8 March 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1255454
English Heritage Legacy ID: 459722
Location: Astley Abbotts, Shropshire, WV16
Civil Parish: Astley Abbotts
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Astley Abbotts
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
ASTLEY ABBOTS, STOCKING LANE,
Farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled and partly rebuilt in early C19. Timber-framed, partly rebuilt and clad in brick. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends and toothed corbelled brick eaves. Very large sandstone chimney-stack with set-offs on the right gable-end with pair of tall star-shafts and brick stack on left end. PLAN: 2-room plan, kitchen on right, parlour on left, each room heated from gable end stack; lobby entry in front of central staircase between the two rooms; outshut and small later wing behind the right-hand room. The existing house is a circa early C19 remodelling and possibly a reduction of a circa early C17 house. EXTERIOR: 2 storey and attic. Symmetrical 3-window south east front. C19 2 and 3-light mullion-transom windows with horizontal glazing bars in openings with cambered brick arches, first floor right and left replaced in C20; attic windows in small brick gables. Central doorway with glazed and panelled door and later porch with cast-iron posts. At rear, outshut on left and small single-storey wing.
INTERIOR: Right-hand room has exposed wall framing at rear, chamfered intersecting ceiling beams, moulded joists and large fireplace with cambered chamfered bressumer. Left-hand room has two chamfered cross beams with stops. Central straight staircase and entrance lobby between the two rooms. Boarded and 4-panel doors. Post and bracket of jettied rear wall exposed in rear wing.
Listing NGR: SO6814697229
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