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The Green Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7006 / 52°42'2"N

Longitude: -3.0139 / 3°0'49"W

OS Eastings: 331585

OS Northings: 311920

OS Grid: SJ315119

Mapcode National: GBR B5.2YH3

Mapcode Global: WH8BP.PC1Z

Plus Code: 9C4RPX2P+6F

Entry Name: The Green Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259058

Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY21

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Great Wollaston

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Farmhouse. Probably C15 or C16 with c.1600 and C19 alterations and mid-to late
C20 addition and remodelling. Timber framed, of cruck construction; walls
probably rebuilt and rendered, probably over rubblestone; red brick addition;
slate roof. 3 framed bays aligned approximately east-west; C20 addition to north-
west. One storey and attic. Large C20 flat-topped eaves dormer to south with two
2-light wooden casements flanking central 3-light wooden casement, and gabled
dormer to north with 2-light wooden casement; brick ridge stack off-centre to east
and external brick end stack to C20 rear wing. South front: 4 windows; late C20
one-, 2- and 3-light wooden casements; half-glazed door in left-hand gable end and
boarded door at rear. Interior: at least 2 full cruck trusses; probably c.1600
inserted floor with ogee-stopped chamfered beams; central ground-floor room with
ogee-stopped chamfered beams; central ground-floor room with c.1600 large open
fireplace which has crude but vigorous symbolic caning depicting (inter alia)
dragons, lion with man's head, other figures and beasts; and various symbols
including a heart, a sword, latticework, a 3-legged figure (Isle of Man) and some
indecipherable lettering. The house was probably formerly an open hall in which
the first floor and stack were inserted c.1600. V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 194.

Listing NGR: SJ3158511920

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