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Tilstock Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tilstock, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9341 / 52°56'2"N

Longitude: -2.6838 / 2°41'1"W

OS Eastings: 354133

OS Northings: 337630

OS Grid: SJ541376

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.M2LM

Mapcode Global: WH89P.RJ50

Plus Code: 9C4VW8M8+JF

Entry Name: Tilstock Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260579

Location: Whitchurch Rural, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Rural

Built-Up Area: Tilstock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Tilstock Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Tilstock Hall Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Mid to late C16 with additions dated 1682 and 1861. Timber-framed with brick nogging (some painted), partly rebuilt in brick. Extended in C17 red brick with yellow/grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Plain tile roofs.

Framing: closely spaced studs with middle rail. Baffle-entry plan of three framed bays with C17 two storey gabled brick porch and large C19 Gothic addition to south. Two storeys.

West front: brick ridge stack off-centre to right with four star-shaped shafts and integral brick end stack to left with two square shafts. Two window front; late C19 or C20 metal casements, except to ground floor C20 two-light wooden casement to left. Inserted C20 sliding boarded garage door off-centre to left. C17 gabled porch to right with plinth, flush quoins, and string course to left-hand return front with cyma-recta moulding. Left-hand return front with first floor two-light wooden casement, ground floor segmental-headed two-light wooden casement to right and doorway to left with ovolo-moulded wooden frame. Late C19 lean-to timber framed porch in angle with stone-capped brick plinth, glazed side and nail-studded C19 boarded door.

Main range with doorway behind porch. Left-hand gable end with collar and cambered tie-beam truss. Rear: framed outshut to right.

Central gabled dormer with two-light wooden casement. 1861 block to south. Red brick with blue brick and grey sandstone ashlar dressings; slate roof. Gothic style. Two storeys. Plinth, parapeted gables with shaped kneelers and copings and pair of stacks to north. 1:1:1 bays with central break; Gothic wooden cross windows. Central first floor oriel with circular datestone in gable above. Central half-glazed Gothic door with flanking buttresses and side lights.

INTERIOR: only partly inspected. Timber-framed range with chamfered beams. The gable end of the C17 two-storey porch was rebuilt in the mid C20, when the date stone was not replaced.

The stone (not included on this list) now leans against a farmyard wall (October 1985); it is rectangular with a cyma-recta moulded cornice and a superscribed inscription:
M/ R M/ 1682

Listing NGR: SJ5413337630

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