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Kempton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Clunbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.439 / 52°26'20"N

Longitude: -2.9436 / 2°56'36"W

OS Eastings: 335952

OS Northings: 282758

OS Grid: SO359827

Mapcode National: GBR B8.MHYY

Mapcode Global: VH764.XYPM

Entry Name: Kempton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257586

Location: Clunbury, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Clunbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Clunbury with Clunton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 38 SE

No. 1 (Kempton Farmhouse)

Farmhouse. Late C17, extended mid-C19 with later additions and alterations. Uncoursed and roughly coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings to C19 part; slate roofs. Long, late C17 range aligned east-west with T-shaped C19 addition attached to east end; two-storey lean-to in angle to south side of C19 addition; lower C19 gabled range attached to west end of C17 part.

Two storeys to C17 part, two storeys and gable-lit attic with moulded eaves cornice and plinth to C19 addition, which has cellar to front. C19 range has two-window front; contemporary wooden mullioned and transomed windows with chamfered ashlar surrounds. External end stacks with red brick tops and brown brick ridge stack to rear range. Entrance in angle to rear range; six-panel door with rectangular barred overlight, panelled reveals and flat bracketed hood. Slate-hanging to gable end, which has projecting double-purlin ends. C17 part has three C19 casements directly below eaves and one to ground floor to right. C20 casements to left flanking C20 half-glazed door. Infilled doorway immediately to left of centre and integral red brick end stack to right.

Interior: C17 part has deep-chamfered cross beam and heavy joists to right ground-floor room, which has large stack with C19 cast-iron cooking range. First floor recently altered at time of resurvey (August 1986): internal walls plastered over but retains C17 plank doors with strap and L-hinges; original wide boarded floor boards.

Listing NGR: SO3595282758

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