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Lower Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5529 / 52°33'10"N

Longitude: -2.7514 / 2°45'5"W

OS Eastings: 349148

OS Northings: 295272

OS Grid: SO491952

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.D9B7

Mapcode Global: VH83B.8398

Plus Code: 9C4VH63X+5C

Entry Name: Lower Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259589

Location: Cardington, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cardington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cardington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Farmhouse. Dated 1738, built for John and Elizabeth Sheppard. Dressed
grey sandstone, graded towards eaves; squared and thinly coursed sandstone
plinth; plain tile roof. 2 storeys over basement. Plinth, and parapeted
gable end to right with coping and shaped kneelers; external dressed
sandstone end stack to right with red brick top and integral brick
end stack to left. 5 bays; glazing bar sashes with exposed boxes,
painted moulded stone cills and painted lintels which have fluted
keystones with moulded top edge; 5 stone steps up to central door
with 5 flush panels (top 2 glazed) and large painted carved stone
triangular-headed datestone above with elaborate cartouche and lettered:
"John Eliz/Sheppard 1738". One-storey kitchen wing or wash house
set back to right. 2 or 3 gabled wings to rear. Interior not inspected
but likely to be of interest. The house forms part of a small C18
farmstead group including barn (q.v.) and possibe former brew house

Listing NGR: SO4914895272

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