Gatehouse Farm, Near Shrewley

Description of this historic site

A timber framed house which was built in the Post Medieval period with two wide hearths, one with a stone surround and a barn of the same period. It is situated 400m south east of Shrewley Common.

Notes about this historic site

1 The house, described as having five bays in 1606, has a wealth of fine timbers and has been carefully restored. The cross wing appears to have been jettied. There are two wide fireplaces and one of them situated in an upper room has a stone surround. This building is marked as No.9 on the 1550 – 1650 map in this book.
2 Gate Farm is a timber-framed house of c.1600 with open-timbered ceilings and wide fire-places. It has a contemporary barn.

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