SO4870 : Church House, Richards Castle

taken 2 years ago, near to Batchcott, Shropshire, Great Britain

Church House, Richards Castle
Church House, Richards Castle
Church House is a timber-framed house dating from the 17th century near St Bartholomew's church at Richards Castle. The house is Grade II listed.

Historic England description
Farmhouse. Late C16 to early C17, extended late C17 with some mid-C20 alterations. Timber-frame with painted brick infill on a coursed rubble plinth with tile roof. L-plan, main range to north-west with central stack, range to south-west late C17 addition. South-east front of two storeys on - cellar, jettied to right. Two windows, both 2-light casements; over a 2- light casement to left and a 4-light casement to right. Cellar entrance to right-hand corner with a 2-light casement to the left. The jetty extended along the south-west wall before the wing was added, and survives on north-east wall. Entrance in north-east wall approached by a flight of steps, has a ledged and boarded door under a plank weathering. Framing: four square panels high with straight angle braces. The chamfered bressummer of the jetty is supported on curved brackets, with dragon beams at the corners. The gable truss in north-east wall has two struts to the collar and trenched purlins. Interior: has exposed chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Stair- case in south-west wing of C17 has heavy turned baluster, moulded hand rail and square carved newels.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4843 7035 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.7283N 2:45.4895W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4840 7038
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Timber Framed House  Grade II Listed 

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