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Old Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashford Bowdler, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3313 / 52°19'52"N

Longitude: -2.7109 / 2°42'39"W

OS Eastings: 351652

OS Northings: 270599

OS Grid: SO516705

Mapcode National: GBR BL.V792

Mapcode Global: VH849.YNQN

Plus Code: 9C4V87JQ+GJ

Entry Name: Old Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484048

Location: Ashford Bowdler, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ashford Bowdler

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ashford Bowdler

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO5170 Old Yew Tree Farmhouse


Farmhouse now house. C17 front range, early C18 main range,
C20 extension. Painted timber-frame with painted brick infill
on painted stone plinth, brick to rear; brick main range;
plain-tiled roofs. Brick coped gables to rear with projecting
gable-end chimneys. Front range of 2 framed bays aligned
east-west with single-bay cross wing to rear. Parallel main
range of 2 units set back to right.
EXTERIOR: front range of 2 storeys with side wall-frame to
road (north) of square framing 3 panels high with straight
braces each side. Left return gable-end: jettied first floor
with rectangular panels on plain bressumer, and straight
braces; 2 C20 casements; gable-end truss of straight tie beam,
twin raking struts, and collar; square framing 2 panels deep
to ground floor, 2 C20 casements. Rear wing to left (east):
brick, single-storey and attic; entrance door in enclosed C20
lean-to porch extension, tiled gabled dormer with 2-light
casement. Rear wing gable-end (south): C19 casement at attic
flanked by pigeon holes with ledges built into gable end;
brick storey band; C19 4-light casement in enlarged brick
segmentally-arched opening at ground level. Main range of 2
storeys and undercroft. Rear garden (south) facade: C20
casement window with top lights to ground-floor left; with 2
C20 casements connected under flat dormer roof with brickwork
between as continuation of main wall projecting through
original eaves. Street (north) facade with 2 single-light
casements, plain boarded door to undercroft. C20 entrance
porch to left.
INTERIOR: front range with deep-chamfered bridging beams, roof
with twin-strut internal truss, single trenched purlin roof.
Rear wing with twin raking-strut truss and single purlin roof.
Main range with chamfered bridging beam with ogee-chamfer
stops, roof with framed internal partition and truss with tie
beam, vertical struts, collar and twin raking struts, single
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: SO5165270599

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