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The Royal Oak Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton Say, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8989 / 52°53'55"N

Longitude: -2.5628 / 2°33'45"W

OS Eastings: 362239

OS Northings: 333639

OS Grid: SJ622336

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.PG05

Mapcode Global: WH9C2.LDVH

Plus Code: 9C4VVCXP+GV

Entry Name: The Royal Oak Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 February 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260408

Location: Moreton Say, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Moreton Say

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Moreton Say St Margaret Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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The Royal Oak Farmhouse




Farmhouse, latterly inn. Circa 1600 with mid-to late C19 addition.
Timber-framed with plastered infill on painted dressed sandstone plinth.
Extended in painted brick. Plain tile roof. Framing: close-studding
(with middle rail to ground-floor) with long straight tension braces.
Jettied first floors to cross wings with moulded bressumers and carved
scrolled brackets and jettied gables with carved brackets supporting bressumers
with carved vine-trails and moulded bottom edge. H-plan; one framed
bay with projecting gabled cross wings of two framed bays. Addition
of one framed bay in angle at rear. One storey and attic. Large dressed
yellow/grey sandstone stack behind ridge off-centre to left with rebuilt
or heightened brick top section, brick stack to rear of left-hand cross
wing, and brick ridge stack to right-hand cross wing. Large central
c.1600 dormer with C19 two-light wooden casement and jettied gable with
moulded bressumer. 1-:1-:1- window front; late C19 two-and 3-light
wooden casements, some with triangular upper lights. Rendered gabled
porch in angle of right-hand cross wing with C19 four-panelled door
(glazed top panels). Blocked c.1600 first floor windows in returns
of cross wings (three lights to left and 2 + 2 lights to right). Evidence
of former ground-floor wooden oriel windows to cross windows (see mortices
on underside of bressumers). C19 addition to left with painted imitation
framing. Segmental-headed 2-light wooden casements in left-hand return
front. Rear: two gables to left with collar and tie-beam trusses, that
to right with close studding. Lean-to additions. INTERIOR only partly
inspected. Left-hand ground-floor room with chamfered ceiling beams.
Old boarded doors with wrought-iron strap hinges and L-and H-hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ6223933639

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