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The Ancient House

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Stretton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.522 / 52°31'19"N

Longitude: -2.822 / 2°49'19"W

OS Eastings: 344326

OS Northings: 291882

OS Grid: SO443918

Mapcode National: GBR BF.G9XM

Mapcode Global: VH75V.1WH1

Plus Code: 9C4VG5CH+Q6

Entry Name: The Ancient House

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483652

Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Church Stretton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Church Stretton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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1312-1/14/88 No.1
15/03/74 The Ancient House
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1 AND 2
The Ancient House)


House, formerly posting house called The Sun Inn until C19.
Late C16 or early C17 with C18 alterations. Painted timber
frame with painted brick infill panels, painted stone rubble.
Plain-tile roof with brick ridge stack. Rectangular plan of 4
framed bays parallel to street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Street front with square-panelled timber
framing 3 panels high with extra panel for probable raised
eaves, to main 3 bays. Lower extension bay to left remains 3
panels high. Various wood casements, projecting entrance
porch. Stone rubble left return gable. Lean-to extensions
cover the rear ground floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO4432691882

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