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The Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Leebotwood, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5826 / 52°34'57"N

Longitude: -2.7743 / 2°46'27"W

OS Eastings: 347635

OS Northings: 298587

OS Grid: SO476985

Mapcode National: GBR BH.B9PX

Mapcode Global: WH8CD.CB5Z

Entry Name: The Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259599

Location: Leebotwood, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leebotwood

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leebotwood

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


SO 4698-4798; 11/58

LEEBOTWOOD,
LEEBOTWOOD,
Nos. 1 and 2, The Farmhouse

GV

II

Farmhouse, now divided. Early C18 and mid-C19, possibly incorporating
earlier core, with early C20 addition. Red brick with plain tile
roofs. T-plan; C19 range with C20 addition to right and early
C18 gable cross wing to left. Two storeys with cross wing of
two storeys and attic. Toothed brick eaves cornice; C18 cross-wing
with plinth, two plat bands, and toothed brick eaves cornice and
verge; central brick ridge stack, integral brick lateral stack
to left and external rendered brick end stack to right. Right-
hand range: three first-floor 2-light C20 wooden casements, ground-
floor early C20 two-light segmental-headed wooden casement to
right and large central late C20 three-light casement; segmental-headed
6-panelled door to left (lower panels flush, middle recessed and
top glazed) with C20 gabled porch and segmental-headed 6-panelled
door off-centre to right (top two panels glazed) with early C20
bracketed porch beneath late C20 flat-roofed porch; left-hand
cross wing with large late C20 ground-floor three-light window, first-floor
early C18 glazing bar sash with exposed box and segmental-head,
and 2-light wooden attic casement. Lean-to addition at rear.
INTERIOR: C18 cross wing has corner fireplaces, early C18 raised
and fielded panelled doors with L-hinges; early C19 staircase
with open string, cut brackets, two stick balusters per tread, and
wreathed handrail; panelling in cross wing said to have been removed
from Woolstaston Hall (q.v.) c.1784 was not noted at time of survey
(September 1985). Included for group value. V.C.H., Vol. VIII,
p.100.


Listing NGR: SO4763598587

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