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Shakenhurst, Bayton

Description: Shakenhurst

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 April 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 149197

OS Grid Reference: SO6728272970
OS Grid Coordinates: 367282, 272970
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3538, -2.4818

Location: Bayton, Worcestershire DY14 9AR

Locality: Bayton
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY14 9AR

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Listing Text

SO 67 SE

2/4 Shakenhurst


- II*

Country house in landscaped park. C17, remodelled 1798. Red brick with
plain tiled roof behind parapet and massive brick end and ridge stacks.
Three storeys with modillion eaves cornice to front elevation and dentilled
eaves cornice at sides and rear. 1:3:1 bays; outer bays break forward and
have full-height central bay windows; all windows have gauged flat heads,
large keyblocks and stone sills; 15-pane sashes on ground floor, 12-pane
sashes on first floor and 6-pane sashes on second floor; central porch
has an open pediment on Ionic columns and half-glazed double doors.
Interior: main rooms have moulded cornices and doorheads; hall occupies
central three bays of ground floor and has a large stone fireplace with
Corinthian columns and urn relief; C17 dog-leg oak staircase with three
turned balusters per tread; C17 linenfold panelling with fishscale detail
retained to rear ground floor similar to that of the choir stalls in the
Church of St Bartholomew (qv). The house was the seat of the Wigley family.
(BoE, p 76).

Listing NGR: SO6728272970

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Source: English Heritage

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