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Listed buildings in Ratlinghope

Ratlinghope is a civil parish in Shropshire, England. It contains eight listed buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England. All the listed buildings are designated at Grade II, the lowest of the three grades, which is applied to "buildings of national importance and special interest".[1] The parish contains the village of Ratlinghope and smaller settlements, and is otherwise rural. The listed buildings are varied, and consist of a former manor house, a smaller house, a farmhouse, a church, a public house, a milestone, a former coach house and a former smithy.

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BuildingsEdit

Name and location Photograph Date Notes
The Manor House
52°33′51″N 2°53′03″W / 52.56407°N 2.88415°W / 52.56407; -2.88415 (The Manor House)
c. 1600 The former manor house was remodelled and extended in 1761. It is roughcast over limestone and quartzite, and has slate roofs. There are two storeys and an attic, and a T-shaped plan, with a long main range. The windows are casements, and the doorway has a plain surround.[2]
St Margaret's Church
52°34′00″N 2°52′57″W / 52.56657°N 2.88260°W / 52.56657; -2.88260 (St Margaret's Church)
Early 17th century The church was altered in 1788 and in 1904–05. It is in stone with a slate roof, and consists of a nave and a chancel in one cell, a south porch, and a northwest vestry. At the west end is a bellcote with weatherboarding, a pyramidal cap and a weathervane.[3][4]
Coates Farmhouse
52°33′11″N 2°53′49″W / 52.55315°N 2.89683°W / 52.55315; -2.89683 (Coates Farmhouse)
17th century or earlier The farmhouse is in limestone, pebbledashed on the front, with some brick at the rear, and it has an asbestos slate roof. There are two storeys, five bays, and three outshuts at the rear. Most of the windows date from the 20th century, and there are two doorways.[5]
Little Overs
52°33′38″N 2°53′51″W / 52.56067°N 2.89763°W / 52.56067; -2.89763 (Little Overs)
Late 17th century The house, which was considerably altered in the 19th cenury, is timber framed with plaster infill on a stone plinth and has a slate roof. The timber framing has been partly replaced in stone, roughcast in places, and partly in red brick. There are two storeys and three bays. The windows are casements with Gothic glazing.[6]
Horse Shoe Inn
52°33′45″N 2°53′46″W / 52.56246°N 2.89624°W / 52.56246; -2.89624 (Horse Shoe Inn)
Late 18th century (probable) A house, later a public house, it was extended in the 19th century. It has a timber framed core with brick infill, and is roughcast, the extension is in stone, and the roof is slated. There are two storeys and four bays. The dorway has a plain surorund, and the windows are casements with Gothic glazing.[7]
Milestone near the Old School House
52°34′33″N 2°53′08″W / 52.57579°N 2.88567°W / 52.57579; -2.88567 (Milestone)
Mid to late 19th century The milestone is on the southeast side of the road, and has a rounded top. It is inscribed with "MILES" and the distances to Bishop's Castle and to Shrewsbury.[8]
Former coach house, Horse Shoe Inn
52°33′44″N 2°53′47″W / 52.56233°N 2.89641°W / 52.56233; -2.89641 (Former coach house)
Late 19th century The coach house, later used for other purposes, it is in stone, with the front wall and dressings in brick, and a slate roof. On the front are double doors, and a tall single door above. The windows have Gothic glazing.[9]
Old Smithy
52°33′45″N 2°53′46″W / 52.56261°N 2.89617°W / 52.56261; -2.89617 (Old Smithy)
Late 19th century The former smithy is in stone with red brick dressings and a slate roof. It has an L-shaped plan, and contains double doors and a hatch.[10]

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  • Historic England, "The Manor House, Ratlinghope (1308283)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Church of St Margaret, Ratlinghope (1054604)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Coates Farmhouse, Ratlinghope (1175504)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Little Overs, Ratlinghope (1054606)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Horse Shoe Inn, Ratlinghope (1367201)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Milestone approximately 200 metres north-west of the Old School House, Ratlinghope (1367202)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Old coach house immediately south-west of the Horse Shoe Inn, Ratlinghope (1308332)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 November 2018
  • Historic England, "Old smithy about 15 metres north of the Horse Shoe Inn, Ratlinghope (1054603)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 November 2018
  • Historic England, Listed Buildings, retrieved 16 November 2018
  • Newman, John; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2006), Shropshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ISBN 0-300-12083-4