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Lower Dairy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Donington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6466 / 52°38'47"N

Longitude: -2.2556 / 2°15'20"W

OS Eastings: 382801

OS Northings: 305464

OS Grid: SJ828054

Mapcode National: GBR 18P.0JS

Mapcode Global: WHBFJ.BQ4W

Entry Name: Lower Dairy House

Listing Date: 26 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 416534

Location: Donington, Shropshire, WV7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Donington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Donington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 80 NW

Lower Dairy House

Farmhouse. C15 remodelled C17 and C18 with later additions and alterations. Red brick, masking timber frame, partially exposed in north and west walls, plain tiled roofs. L shaped plan.

Former open hall of three bays with single square framed bays added at each end in C16 or C17; two bay red brick range added at right angles to north, probably in C18; C19 extension with catslide roof to north of hall. Two storeys; 3:1 bays on south, segmental headed casements of two and three lights, three gabled half dormers, large inserted paired octagonal ridge stack to right of centre, central gabled entrance porch; external lateral brick stack with rebuilt shafts on large sandstone base behind C16/C17 extension to left. C18 range to north has brick stack and raised verges on kneelers at its gable end.

Interior retains large fireplace below ridge stack and one truncated base cruck truss to the former open hall; much of the later structural framing is also intact.

Listing NGR: SJ8280105464

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

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