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Upper House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6847 / 52°41'4"N

Longitude: -2.8915 / 2°53'29"W

OS Eastings: 339828

OS Northings: 310039

OS Grid: SJ398100

Mapcode National: GBR BB.3YM0

Mapcode Global: WH8BR.KS96

Entry Name: Upper House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259047

Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Yockleton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


16/140 Upper House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Early to mid-C19 with late C16 core. Red brick,
incorporating timber framed core, probably of cruck construction;
plain tile roof. 3-bays. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 3 bays
with stairs up from entrance. Dentil brick eaves cornice; brick
ridge stack off-centre to left and integral brick end stack to left.
Irregular 3-window front; 3-light segmental-headed wooden casements,
central blind first-floor window; half-glazed door off-centre between
first and second windows to right with rectangular overlight and door-
case with fluted pilaster strips, frieze and dentil cornice; late
C19 gabled timber framed porch. Interior: foot of possible cruck
visible in wall between centre and right-hand bays; centre bay has
C16 chamfered beam with broach stops and large open fireplace with
early C19 panelled surround and moulded cornice. V.C.H., Vol. VIII,
C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval-
Cl850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979),
Manchester University, pp. 109-110.

Listing NGR: SJ3982810039

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

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