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Lower House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Ness, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7717 / 52°46'17"N

Longitude: -2.8797 / 2°52'46"W

OS Eastings: 340748

OS Northings: 319703

OS Grid: SJ407197

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.YH0B

Mapcode Global: WH8BC.QLXJ

Entry Name: Lower House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259201

Location: Little Ness, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Little Ness

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Little Ness St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NW; 5/136

LITTLE NESS C.P.,
LITTLE NESS,
Lower House Farmhouse

GV

II

Farmhouse. C14 or C15 with C16 cross wing, all much rebuilt in the
mid-to late C19. Red brick, partly rendered, incorporating a
timber-framed core partly of cruck construction. Slate roofs. L-plan; former
hall house of three framed bays with projecting gabled cross wing to left
of three framed bays. One storey and attic with cross wing of two storeys
and gable-lit attic. Central truncated brick ridge stack to hall range,
and brick ridge stack and external brick end stack to cross wing. Hall
range: small attic casement beneath eaves off-centre to left and ground-
floor segmental-headed 2-light wooden casement off-centre to right, formerly
a doorway (see straight joints beneath). Boarded loft door in right-
hand gable end. Rear with hipped eaves dormer, two segmental-headed openings
to left (one a garage and the other blocked) and various inserted C20
casements. Cross wing: 2-windows to gable end; 2-and 3-light segmental-
headed wooden casements. Right-hand return front with two
segmental-headed 2-light wooden casements to first floor and one to ground floor,
and segmental-headed half-glazed 4-panelled door to left with gabled
porch.

INTERIOR: hall range formerly a hall house with a one-bay floored
end to left and a 2-or 3-bay open hall to right. Cruck frames with
cambered collars, that at the right-hand end with peg holes for former
arched bracing. Single purlins with curved wind braces. Left-hand
ground-floor room has a pair of probably C14 or C15 deep-chamfered ceiling
beams with ogee stops, resting on shaped brackets at left-hand end.
Ground-floor rear room of cross wing with two chamfered ceiling beams,
and fireplace with roll-moulded segmental wooden lintel. C17 panelled
doors and old nail-studded boarded door to first floor.


Listing NGR: SJ4074819703

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

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