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Old School House and Attached Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Bucknell, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3592 / 52°21'33"N

Longitude: -2.9474 / 2°56'50"W

OS Eastings: 335578

OS Northings: 273885

OS Grid: SO355738

Mapcode National: GBR B8.SH1N

Mapcode Global: VH76J.VYPS

Entry Name: Old School House and Attached Outbuilding

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257521

Location: Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bucknell

Built-Up Area: Bucknell

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bucknell

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 37 SE; 12/18

BUCKNELL C.P.,
THE CAUSEWAY (north side),
Old School House and attached outbuilding

GV

II

Farmhouse, latterly school and shop, now divided into two cottages. Early
C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber-framed with rendered and
painted brick infill, partly roughcast and part weatherboarded; slate roofs.
L-plan consisting of long hall range, aligned north-south, with single-bay
cross-wing (also gabled to south) projecting to east at south end. Two storeys.
Framing: exposed to west side of hall range; square panels to left of stack,
four from sill to wall-plate, partly replaced by painted brick to ground floor.
Close-set vertical posts to first floor to right of stack with large irregular
square panels below. Irregular fenestration; five C20 casements directly
below eaves to left of stack, one to left and four grouped together to right;
five C20 windows to ground floor. Prominent gabled half-dormer to right
of stack has a late C19 casement to centre with a small leaded casement directly
below eaves. Late C20 casement to ground floor. Red brick ridge stack
to right of centre with lean-to rubblestone bread oven directly below. East
side has 2-storey lean-to abutting, formerly with external wooden steps, now
clad with C20 weatherboarding. Twin gables to road with bay windows [former
shop fronts (right canted)] to left and right of C19 half-glazed door under
bracketed gabled hood. Late C19 casement on first floor to each gable.
Full-height brick lean-to against north wall of cross-wing, which has timber
framed square panels exposed; external red brick end stack to gable.
Outbuilding: attached to north gable end of hall range. Late C17. Weatherboarded
timber frame with corrugated iron roof. Interior of house. Chamfered ceiling
beams to ground-floor rooms with timber framed square panels exposed to one
of cross walls of hall range; close-set vertical posts partly visible on first
floor. Parts of wall posts and collar and tie beam trusses also exposed
to hall range. Wide boarded oak floor boards to first-floor rooms.
Outbuilding has collar and tie-beam end truss to right with V-struts from collar.


Listing NGR: SO3557573889

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

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