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Abcott Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clungunford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4034 / 52°24'12"N

Longitude: -2.895 / 2°53'42"W

OS Eastings: 339204

OS Northings: 278756

OS Grid: SO392787

Mapcode National: GBR BB.PPY5

Mapcode Global: VH76C.RVWD

Entry Name: Abcott Manor

Location: Clungunford, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Parish: Clungunford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257610

Source ID: 1176056

Listing Text

CLUNGUNFORD C.P. ABCOTT
SO 37 NE
8/105
Abcott Manor
1.12.51
GV II*

House. Early C17 with C18 additions. Timber framed with brick and
stone additions, plain tile roofs. Roughly L-shaped plan. 2-bay C17
range aligned east-west with an C18 western extension on the same align-
ment linking it with an C18 wing aligned north-south. 2-storey C17
range with 5 tiers of close studded timber framing. Exposed eastern
roof truss has 3 collars, closely spaced studs and v-struts above the
upper collar. Ground and first-floor mullioned and transomed windows
to the east with ogee-moulded sills and cornices. The north side has
a massive sandstone stack to the left with cyma recta moulded cornice
and 2 tall rusticated brick shafts. Inserted ground floor cross window
to the right and casement over-with leaded lights. Slightly lower C18
extension to the right. 2 storeys, the ground floor has coursed limestone
rubble walls, the first floor is brick. Irregular fenestration; casements,
those to ground floor have segmental heads. C20 glazed porch. C18
wing. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 2 gabled bays with segmental
headed casements, and single bay extension to the right with catslide
roof. Interior. Early C17 staircase with heavy turned balusters and
closed string. In the ground floor room to the east is a network of
plastered ceiling beams. First floor room to the east has C17 oak wall
panelling and fireplace, and elaborately decorated plaster upper walls
and ceiling. The main beams are decorated with trailing branches and
pomegranates. Panels in between the beams with strapwork and central
oval. a series of 5 medallions adorn the upper walls, containing res-
pectively, a stag couchant, lion passant, unicorn,goat, and possibly
a boar. In the first floor room to the east is more C17 oak panelling
and a fireplace withcast iron grate. Oak panelling also in the C18
wing. B.o.E. p. 110; Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological
Society, 4th Ser. Vol. VIII (1920-21) pp. 92-96.


Listing NGR: SO3920478756

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