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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Loppington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8632 / 52°51'47"N

Longitude: -2.7949 / 2°47'41"W

OS Eastings: 346584

OS Northings: 329821

OS Grid: SJ465298

Mapcode National: GBR 7F.RRM4

Mapcode Global: WH8B1.19DB

Plus Code: 9C4VV674+73

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 17 January 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260474

Location: Loppington, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Loppington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Loppington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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SJ 4629-4729
15/19 The Old House
- II

Shown on O.S. map as Old House Farm.
Farmhouse, now house. C16 with later additions and alterations. Timber
framed, partly of cruck construction, with painted brick infill; machine
tile roofs. L-plan, with 2-bay former open-hall range to left, extended
late C18, and gabled cross-wing projecting to rear on right. One storey
and attic to hall range, 2 storeys to cross-wing. Framing: large square
and rectangular panels, 2 from cill to wall-plate, to hall range with
similar but lighter panels to C18 extension, which has 3 vertical struts
from tie beam to collar. Cross-wing has 3 square and rectangular panels
from cill to wall-plate with short straight tension braces; cambered
tie beams with straight braces and V-struts from collars. Late C20
latticed casements throughout, one to centre of hall range and one to
right with contemporary gabled eaves dormer directly above; cross-wing
has one window on each floor, also in panels of framing. Entrance through
late C20 lean-to porch at junction between hall range and cross-wing
has C16 or C17 nail-studded door reused. Prominent red brick stack
with one paired and rebated and one single shaft to right of hall range
behind ridge. Interior: inspection not possible at time of resurvey
(January 1986) but noted as having 2 true cruck trusses to former hall
range. Alcock, p.144.

Listing NGR: SJ4658429821

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