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House at Wollaston Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7042 / 52°42'14"N

Longitude: -2.9935 / 2°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 332964

OS Northings: 312294

OS Grid: SJ329122

Mapcode National: GBR B6.2PPK

Mapcode Global: WH8BP.Z9P8

Plus Code: 9C4VP234+MH

Entry Name: House at Wollaston Farm

Listing Date: 29 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479408

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Great Wollaston

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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House at Wollaston Farm


Farmhouse. Mid C17, with mid C18, late C18 and C19 alterations and additions. Timber framing with brick nogging, coursed and random rubble with brick quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof. Central ridge stack with square flues and pilaster strips, single gable and ridge stacks. Dentillated brick eaves. External joinery C20, that to south mostly copies of C19 casements. 2 storeys; 7 window range.

Entrance front, to north, has a timber framed lean-to addition, single storey, 3 bays. Central recessed C20 doors flanked by single windows. Half-glazed C20 door in left return. Main range has single window to left, door and window to right. Above, 3 small lights in the eaves, flanked by single windows.
South front has an off-centre French window, flanked to left by two 2-light windows, and to right by a large 3-light window, then three 2-light windows. All these openings have segmental heads. To right, a single storey lean-to addition, C19, with 2 windows. Above, five 2-light windows, with small lights between first/second and third/fourth. East gable, rendered, has a 3-light window above. West end has a single storey addition, C19, with 2 doors in the gable, one window to north and 2 to south.
INTERIOR: Entrance lobby, to south, has blocked internal doorway with a round window. Central fireplace, largely rebuilt, late C20. Ground floor rooms east of the stack are combined, with chamfered spine beams carried on an inserted post, and exposed joists. C19 fireplace in east gable. West of the stack, chamfered span beams and stop-chamfered joists. Box framing with rendered nogging exposed on both sides of the north wall and in cross wall. Lean-to, to north, has C18 stair and landing, with square newel and partly renewed balustrade. Adjoining the stair, a timber framed enclosure with rendered nogging, containing a brick winder stair to the cellar. At the east end, part of the ground floor framing is cut away to enlarge the lean-to. On the first floor, box framing with rendered nogging is exposed in the north wall. Cross wall framing also exposed, with principal rafters and struts of original single purlin roof. 2 C18 plank doors.

Listing NGR: SJ3296412294

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