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Higher House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whixall, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9165 / 52°54'59"N

Longitude: -2.7132 / 2°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 352139

OS Northings: 335691

OS Grid: SJ521356

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.N7FS

Mapcode Global: WH89P.9Y7J

Entry Name: Higher House

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428425

Location: Whixall, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whixall

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whixall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHIXALL C.P. STANLEYGREEN
SJ 53 NW
2/212 Higher House
-
- II
Farmhouse, now divided. Early C17, partly rebuilt early to mid-
C19 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted
brick infill and C19 red brick cladding or replacement; plain and
machine tile roofs. L-plan comprising hall range of 2 wide framed
bays with central baffle-entry and 2-bay cross-wing projecting to
right; late C17 timber framed addition attached to left gable end
of hall range. 2 storeys. Framing: cross-wing has square panels,
4 from cill to wall-plate, with short straight tension braces; collar
and tie beam truss with part of V-strut visible to rear gable; front
gable clad or rebuilt in C19 brick with exposed single-purlin ends.
Hall range: front wall clad or rebuilt in C19 brick but framing survives
to back above painted brick plinth; 3 square panels with short straight
tension braces. Position of infilled doorway and 2-light mullion
windows visible to right of centre. Late C17 addition attached to
left gable end of hall range has rectangular panels to rear and gable
with single-purlin ends but C19 red brick cladding or replacement
to front. Late C19 segmental-headed casements to left and right
of central 4-panel door (top panels now glazed) to hall range with
casement directly below eaves above left casement and another in
gabled half-dormer to right; subsidiary 4-panel door (top panels
also glazed) to far right in angle with cross-wing. This has C19
segmental-headed casement on each floor. Another C19 segmental-
headed casement to extension to left of hall range. Cross-wing has
integral lateral stack to right and stepped external end stack to
rear gable; prominent ridge stack in 2 sections to centre of hall
range. C19 single-storey gabled brick outbuilding attached to rear
gable or cross-wing. Interior: not inspected but likely to be of
interest.


Listing NGR: SJ5213935691

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