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Fernyleas

A Grade II Listed Building in Prees, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9006 / 52°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.6791 / 2°40'44"W

OS Eastings: 354418

OS Northings: 333897

OS Grid: SJ544338

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.P9RP

Mapcode Global: WH89W.TCF6

Entry Name: Fernyleas

Listing Date: 25 April 1975

Last Amended: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427302

Location: Prees, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Prees

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Prees St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

PREES C.P. STATION ROAD (north
SJ 5433-5533 side)

14/109 Fernyleas (Formerly
- listed as Ferneylees)
25.4.75
GV II
Farmhouse. Circa 1600 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick infill, plinth and additions; machine tile
and slate roofs. Main range of framed bays with central baffle-
entry; 3 gables to rear, 2 to right C17 and that to left mid-C18.
2 storeys with gable-lit attics to main range and centre rear gable.
Framing: main range; square panels, 5 from cill to wall-plate (2 lower
panels replaced by brick to front) with jowled wall posts and long
straight tension braces to gable ends; these are slightly jettied to
attic and have projecting double-purlin ends; positions of infilled
3-light mullion windows visible on ground and first floors of right
gable end. Similar framing to rear gables, again with hewn jettying
to top storey; jowled wall posts to centre gable. Left gable is brick
and has continuous floor band. Two-window front, late C19 three-light
casements to first floor and early C20 three-light windows to ground
floor; gabled dormers directly above in middle of roof slope. Central
entrance, C19 boarded door under contemporary gabled hood. Red brick
ridge stack immediately to left rebuilt mid-C20. Interior: timber
frame partially exposed throughout with chamfered and moulded ceiling
beams to both ground- and first-floor rooms. Massive stack has partly
infilled inglenook fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel to left ground-
floor room and C17 stone fireplace with segmental arch to right ground-
floor room. This room has an inset C18 oak wall cupboard with pilastered
round-headed arch to back wall and a C17 panelled door leading to centre
gable. Oak dog-leg staircase to right of stack has moulded handrail
on first floor. Plank and muntin doors with fleur-de-lys pointed strap
hinges throughout, including to attic, where brick stepping of stack
is visible. Main range has collar and tie beam roof in 3 bays with
double purlins and straight windbraces; similar roof in 2 bays to centre
gable.


Listing NGR: SJ5441833897

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