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Mitnell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Richard's Castle (Shropshire), Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3273 / 52°19'38"N

Longitude: -2.7356 / 2°44'8"W

OS Eastings: 349963

OS Northings: 270164

OS Grid: SO499701

Mapcode National: GBR BK.VF64

Mapcode Global: VH849.JRNS

Plus Code: 9C4V87G7+WQ

Entry Name: Mitnell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484230

Location: Richard's Castle, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text


482-1/8/163 (North West side)
Mitnell Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1674 with C20 extensions. Stone
rubble with plain clay tiles. Stone projecting end stacks with
brick shafts and brick ridge stack.
EXTERIOR: south front to garden is a 4-window range consisting
of two 3-light casements flanking a reset 2-light casement
with an additional C20 3-light casement in the C20 extension
to left. At ground-floor level the central C17 bay has a
4-panelled door under a C20 projecting tiled gabled open
porch. Right-hand gable end: 2 C17 chamfered oak-framed cellar
openings with inserted mullions. C20 casements to ground and
attic floors. Rear (north): 2 C17 oak chamfered mullioned
windows of 2-lights with the same to left at ground level.
Former central doorway infilled with 3-light casement set on
stone with ogee-stop-chamfered lintel surviving. C20
single-storey extension to right with entrance door.
INTERIOR: ogee-chamfer-stopped bridging beam and mantle-beam
in east bay. Full-height square-panelled cross-frame between
east and central bays. Central bays with chamfered bridging
beams with morticed soffits. Ogee-chamfer-stopped mantlebeam
with inscribed initials and date. First-floor west bay has
ogee-chamfer-stopped mantle-beam with diamond inscription.
Single trenched-purlin roof with 2 twin-raking-strut trusses.
Inscription on mantle beam: 'RS' over '1674' set in an incised
border and flanked by 'T' and 'B': Reputed to be Richard
Salwey (Lord of Manor) and Thomas Bezand (tenant).

Listing NGR: SO4996370164

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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