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Latitude: 52.3265 / 52°19'35"N
Longitude: -2.5663 / 2°33'58"W
OS Eastings: 361499
OS Northings: 269972
OS Grid: SO614699
Mapcode National: GBR BS.VDXC
Mapcode Global: VH84D.GSMD
Entry Name: Myddle House Farmhouse Including Oast House
Listing Date: 11 December 1954
Last Amended: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383414
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483832
Location: Boraston, Shropshire, WR15
Civil Parish: Boraston
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Burford, 1st Portion
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO66NW Myddle House Farmhouse including
582-1/9/8 oast house
(Formerly Listed as:
Farmhouse now house. Late C16, with C17 rear wing, C18 service
wings. Painted timber frame with painted rendered and painted
brick infill panels on brick plinth, brick. Plain-tile roofs.
C19 brick central ridge chimney on C16 diagonal shafts below
roof pitch. 3-bay front range with 3-bay rear cross wing and
additional service wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attic. Front range (west) with
herringbone-pattern framing at first floor with raking studs
set between posts, former jettied bressumer now underbuilt
with rendered masonry at ground level. 2 large metal 3-light
casements with top-lights to each storey, and central
6-panelled door with upper panels glazed. Fixed to framing is
fire insurance mark for the Worcester Fire office.
Left (north) return gable of front range: square framing 3
panels high at first floor jettied over full-height
close-studded ground floor with double ovolo-chamfered
bressumer on 3 scalloped brackets, first-floor square framing
infilled with raking studs forming decorative pattern,
rendered former window opening, with double-ovolo-chamfered
sill. Gable-end truss with jettied cambered double
ovolo-chamfered tie beam, long raking struts lapped at head,
subsidiary raking struts linking to principals, double collars
framing boarded opening with ovolo-chamfered surround,
vertical struts under collar. 3 square panels adjacent to
former openings infilled with carved and curved bracing
forming decorative panels. Projecting tiled porch roof to
ground level with brick side wall to left covering
ovolo-chamfered doorway and plain boarded door reputed to have
come from Boraston Church after an C18 fire.
Right (south) return gable: herringbone pattern framing as for
the west front at first floor, jettied over close-studded
ground-floor framing. South gable-end truss framed the same as
north gable-end but with mostly brick infill panels.
Rear range side (north) wall: square framing 4 panels high to
first floor and 3 panels high to ground floor partly
underbuilt in brick to right. Long pair of tension braces at
first floor. Two C19 2-light casements at first floor and
3-light, 2-light and C20 windows at ground floor. Opposite
(south) side of rear range covered with C19 brick gabled and
Rear wing gable end: C20 heavily restored square framing 2
panels high at first floor with jettied first-floor plain
chamfered bressumer on brackets on corner posts. Ground floor
underbuilt in brick with C20 casement. C19 segmental-arched
C18 2-storey painted brick service wing extension to left
(south) and square brick oast house with slate roof to far
INTERIOR: ground-floor south bay of front range has twin
bridging beams with ovolo-moulded chamfers and C17 low-relief
plastered ceiling with rose, leaf and star motifs and central
dome. North bay has deep plain chamfered bridging beams.
First-floor bays have ovolo-chamfered bridging beams with
moulded plaster cornices and the south bay has C17 low-relief
plastered ceiling with moulded leaf, rose and flower motifs.
North bay has cambered mantle beam with beaded soffit moulding
and ovolo-moulded brick support-wall jambs.
Double trenched-purlin roof with straight windbraces in mid
tier. 2 internal trusses of collar with twin vertical struts,
straight tie beam cut between struts. North internal truss
with infilled partition and with vestiges of C17 boarded door
Rear range: ground and first floors have deep chamfered
bridging beams with stepped-ovolo chamfer-stops. Single-purlin
roof with 2 internal trusses of collar and twin lower raking
struts interrupting tie beam, mostly using reused timbers.
Listing NGR: SO6149969972
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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