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Pentre-Clawdd Farmhouse and attached cowhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gobowen, Oswestry, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.882 / 52°52'55"N

Longitude: -3.0427 / 3°2'33"W

OS Eastings: 329928

OS Northings: 332125

OS Grid: SJ299321

Mapcode National: GBR 73.QKDL

Mapcode Global: WH89Q.7TBG

Plus Code: 9C4RVXJ4+RW

Entry Name: Pentre-Clawdd Farmhouse and attached cowhouse

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255754

Location: Selattyn and Gobowen, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Selattyn and Gobowen

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Gobowen All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 23 SE
4/41 Pentre-Clawdd Farm-
house and attached

Farmhouse and attached cowhouse. Farmhouse. Early C19 incorporating
parts of an earlier building. Red brick (early C18 to left on ground floor);
slate roof. 2 storeys with toothed eaves cornice. 3-window front, segmental-
headed glazing bar sashes. Entrance immediately to left of centre window;
plain pilastered doorcase with incised lozenge shapes to lintel and flat
bracketed hood, 6-panel door (upper panels now glazed). Large red brick
stack directly in front of ridge between second and third windows from left
and external end stack to left with C18 brick to bottom. Salop Fire Insurance
Plate (not numbered) above entrance. Straight joint immediately to left
of entrance and left part of house slightly recessed with earlier roof line
visible to gable end. Cowhouse. Early C19 incorporating 2 cruck trusses
of a Cl5 open-hall house. Red brick; slate roof. 2 levels. Front has
C19 three-light casement to left and C20 casement to right. Interior.
2 true cruck trusses, one approximately to centre and second at junction
with house; apexes destroyed. First truss is chamfered and has cambered
collar; beam spanning width of truss just above head height has billet moulding.
Second truss: cruck blade survives to front wall with collar but has been
cut through to back. Bay to left of first truss has inserted loft.
Interior of house: large chimney breast to ridge stack has inglenook fireplace
with C19 mantel-shelf in hall. Room to right of stack has deep-chamfered
spine beam and there are exposed joists in the hall. Panelled doors.
The farm stands within a steep-banked, roughly coursed limestone rubble
walled oval-shaped enclosure (not included in this list), ringed by yew
trees, suggestive of an early origin for the site. A church or chapel
is reputed to have been situated close by (local information).

Listing NGR: SJ2992832125

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

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