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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8796 / 52°52'46"N

Longitude: -2.715 / 2°42'53"W

OS Eastings: 351981

OS Northings: 331582

OS Grid: SJ519315

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.QM09

Mapcode Global: WH89W.8WFB

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427661

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. EDSTASTON
SJ 53 SW
6/140 Yew Tree Farmhouse
-
- II

Shown on O.S. map as Yew Tree House.
Farmhouse. C17, altered late C18, with later additions and alterations.
Painted brick largely concealing or replacing timber frame; plain tile
roof with crow-stepping to left gable end. 3-unit baffle-entry plan
with half-length brick lean-to to rear. One storey and attic with
dentilled eaves cornice. Late C19 casements with C18 segmental heads,
one to left and 2 to right of 4-panel door under C19 open gabled porch
with cast-iron columns; late C19 gabled eaves dormers directly above
right windows. Reddish brown stack immediately behind ridge to left
of entrance. Timber framed square panels exposed to right gable end,
now concealed by attached C19 farmbuilding (not of special architectural
interest). C19 single-storey brick lean-to to left gable end. Interior:
chamfered spine beams and heavy joists to 2 main ground-floor rooms.
Massive stack, stepped on first floor, with rebuilt inglenook fireplace
to left ground-floor room; dog-leg staircase behind stack in right
room. Single-purlin roof with straight windbraces and collar and
tie beam exposed to first truss from left.


Listing NGR: SJ5198131582

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

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