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Woodhouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8449 / 52°50'41"N

Longitude: -2.7185 / 2°43'6"W

OS Eastings: 351706

OS Northings: 327728

OS Grid: SJ517277

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.SS6R

Mapcode Global: WH8B2.6RRD

Entry Name: Woodhouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427486

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

WEM RURAL C.P. -
SJ 52 NW
11/119 Woodhouse Farmhouse
-
- II
Farmhouse. Late C17, partly remodelled mid-C18 with later additions
and alterations. Timber frame, now mainly roughcast, and hall range
rebuilt in red brick; plain tile roofs. L-plan comprising long hall
range with taller gabled cross-wing projecting to rear on left. One
storey and attic with dentilled eaves cornice to hall range, 2 storeys
and gable-lit attic to cross-wing. Late C20 casement-fenestration to
hall range, one to left and 2 to right of C19 gabled brick porch with
C20 windows to C19 gabled half dormers directly above. One C20 casement
to gable of cross-wing on ground floor and one C19 segmental-headed
casement to attic. Red brick ridge stack to right of porch and integral
lateral stack to left wall of cross-wing. Framing: vertical posts exposed
to top of right wall of cross-wing to rear but mainly concealed by tall
shallowCl8 brick lean-to in angle between ranges. Rear of hall range
has floor band and C17 plank door directly beneath stack forming baffle-
entry. Mid- to late C19 brick lean-to to left has rounded corner.
Interior: not inspected but said to have chamfered ceiling beams and
timber frame to cross-walls.


Listing NGR: SJ5170627728

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

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