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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264487
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427661
Location: Wem Rural, Shropshire, SY4
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
WEM RURAL C.P. EDSTASTON
SJ 53 SW
6/140 Yew Tree Farmhouse
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
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