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Yew Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6515 / 52°39'5"N

Longitude: -2.5834 / 2°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 360628

OS Northings: 306128

OS Grid: SJ606061

Mapcode National: GBR BR.62P1

Mapcode Global: WH9D7.9M15

Entry Name: Yew Tree House

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258871

Location: Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton-under-Wrekin St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 60 NW; 2/87

LEIGHTON AND EATON,
GARMSTON CONSTANTINE C.P.,
Yew Tree House

GV

II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, extended 1622 (datestone) with later
additions and alterations. Timber-framed on brick plinth with painted
brick infill, machine tile roof. Original plan a hall of 2½ framed
bays with 2-bay cross-wing projecting to left; twin-gabled addition
of 1622 in angle between, mid-C19 brick addition at right-angles to
rear. Two storeys; framing: rectangular panels, three from cill
to wall plate with long straight tension braces, V-struts from collar
to front gable of cross-wing, larger panels to C17 part; irregular
fenestration, late C19 and C20 casements, one on first floor to each
gable and on ground floor to left and right gables, late C19 gabled
timber-framed porch to centre gable with C20 outer door; prominent
red brick ridge stack to left of hall range, diamond-shaped date stone
(1622) to centre gable. INTERIOR: chamfered spine beams with ogee
stops to 1622 part; inglenook fireplace beneath hall stack has
chamfered wooden lintel and a stone inscribed "JOHN HIGGINSON/
EDWARD JOHNSON/LAYD THIS STON/1622".


Listing NGR: SJ6062806128

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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