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House and Barn and Cowhouse and Craft Shop 115 Metres North of Acton Scott

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton Scott, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5019 / 52°30'7"N

Longitude: -2.8034 / 2°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 345561

OS Northings: 289641

OS Grid: SO455896

Mapcode National: GBR BG.HGHV

Mapcode Global: VH761.CCBV

Plus Code: 9C4VG52W+QJ

Entry Name: House and Barn and Cowhouse and Craft Shop 115 Metres North of Acton Scott

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483628

Location: Acton Scott, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Acton Scott

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Acton Scott

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO48NE House, barn, cowhouse, and craft
1312-1/10/7 shop 115 metres north of Acton Scott


House, formerly 2 houses, barn, cowhouses; craft shop formerly
workshop, bull pen, and re-sited horse engine house. c1767,
with C20 additions. Brick pierced with 2 tiers of ventilation
slits and with rubble stone plinth and ashlar quoins.
Plain-tile roofs with ashlar coped gables, some with pyramid
finials, and with dentil course brick eaves. 2 integral brick
eaves stacks to front and single stack to rear. Extensive
L-shaped plan incorporating barn and house in 2-storey range
aligned east-west, with cowhouse and craft shop occupying the
smaller 2-storey wing aligned north-south. 2 small extensions
abut the main wing. Horse engine house relocated to the north
side in the 1980s and bull pen on south side.
EXTERIOR: north front covered to left by rebuilt horse engine
shed with hipped tiled roof set on freestanding brick piers;
plain barn door opening in centre, house to right with pair of
much altered single casement frontages each with plain boarded
doors; that to the right with projecting gabled canopy.
West front: single casement on gable end of house to left,
pair of glazed roundels over boarded doors in brick segmental
arched openings to cowhouse in centre, pair of boarded doors
in brick segmental arched opening to craft shop on right.
South gable end: timber mullioned window in opening with
stepped ashlar hoodmould over, triangular opening in apex with
louvred vent infill.
Rear (south) side: 2 barn door openings, that to right with
diagonally-boarded doors. Casements and plain boarded door to
left. Rear (east) side: 3 casements with boarded doors below;
C20 timber window to left.
INTERIOR: barn range with 6-bay twin-purlin roof with king
post trusses.
Main building in the complex contains the Acton Scott Working
Farm Museum formed in 1975.

Listing NGR: SO4556189641

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