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THE OLD PORCH HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD PORCH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1270554

Location

THE OLD PORCH HOUSE, SWAN HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458331

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4812SE SWAN HILL 653-1/14/635 (North West side) 10/01/53 The Old Porch House

GV II*

House. Dated 1628 but probably somewhat earlier. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 2 storeys, 3-window range. Framed in close studding with middle rail to ground floor with some tension bracing, small, irregular square panels above. Central full-height gabled porch projects, with heavy carved brackets to doorway. Dated on tie-beam above, but almost certainly an addition to an earlier structure - it cuts the framing of the wall behind. 2- and 3-light leaded mullioned and transomed windows on each floor, the upper windows in slightly projecting cases. 12-pane sash windows in gable end. Long rear wing possibly a C18 addition. Rear wall stack to right.

Listing NGR: SJ4899112366

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National Grid Reference: SJ 48991 12366

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