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HER Number (PRN):22887
Name:The Eagle Inn
Type of Record:Monument
Protected Status:None recorded

Monument Type(s):

  • BEER HOUSE (Mid 18th century to Early 19th century - 1746 AD to 1823 AD)
  • FARMSTEAD (Early 19th century to Unknown - 1800 AD?)


The Eagle Inn, a farmstead first identified and classified by the Historic Farmsteads Characterisation Project, 2008 – 2010, (ESA6427), largely from the digital version of the c.1900 OS large scale mapping.

Parish:Cressage, Shrewsbury and Atcham, Shropshire
Map Sheet:SJ50SE
Grid Reference:SJ 5915 0410

Related records: None recorded

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events

  • ESA6427 - 2008/2010 Historic farmsteads characterisation project by Shropshire Council, HET


Regular Courtyard T-Plan. Additional Plan Details: Additional detached elements to main plan. Date Evidence from Farmhouse: 19th Century. Date Evidence from Working Building(s): None.
Position of Farmhouse: Uncertain, because cannot identify which is farmhouse. Farmstead Location: Village location. Survival: Extant - No apparent alteration. Confidence: High.
Other Notes: Some Evidence for Conversion. Barn converted to Bungalow. <1>

Apparently became an alehouse (The Eagles Inn) by 1746 and was first so named in 1823. <2>

<01> Baxter Charlotte, 2010, Historic Farmstead Characterisation Dataset (Geospatial data). SSA23554.

<02> Bramwell Gordon J., 1984, A short history of Cressage, Shropshire, and its environment, p.68 (Publication). SSA30267.


[01]SSA23554 - Geospatial data: Baxter Charlotte. 2010. Historic Farmstead Characterisation Dataset.
[02]SSA30267 - Publication: Bramwell Gordon J.. 1984. A short history of Cressage, Shropshire, and its environment. p.68.
Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2018 11:21AM