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Latitude: 52.3342 / 52°20'3"N
Longitude: -2.7428 / 2°44'34"W
OS Eastings: 349483
OS Northings: 270936
OS Grid: SO494709
Mapcode National: GBR BJ.V5FJ
Mapcode Global: VH849.DLVG
Plus Code: 9C4V87M4+MV
Entry Name: Rectory Farmhouse
Listing Date: 1 July 1988
Last Amended: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383776
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484208
Location: Richard's Castle, Shropshire, SY8
Civil Parish: Richard's Castle (Shropshire)
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Richards Castle
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
482-1/8/160 Rectory Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1828. Coursed squared stone with
some brick to rear; slate roof with stone lateral and rear
stacks with inset panelled brick shafts. Front range with
cross wing and rear wing.
EXTERIOR: 2-window range includes cross wing to right.
Restored casements with top lights under Tudor-style
hoodmoulds and with stone sills. Central plank door with open
porch supported on iron shafts with ornamental trefoiled
pendant cresting under flat hood. Tablet over with Tudor-style
hoodmould and inscribed "RFH 1828". Canted 5-light bay window
to left and 3-light window to right. Lean-to against left
return wall with 2-light window. Main gables have pendant
trefoiled bargeboards, lesser gables with pendant lobed or
plain bargeboards. Partly brick rear wing converted from
livestock accommodation. Restored 2-light casements with
segmental brick arched lintels to rear and side windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Reputed to have been built by the Rector, Robert Fitzwilliam
Halifax, in 1828 as a house with smallholding for his curate.
Listing NGR: SO4948370936
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