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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366507
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260579
Location: Whitchurch Rural, Shropshire, SY13
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
SJ 53 NW
WHITCHURCH RURAL CP
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