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Description: Shobdon Court
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149460
OS Grid Reference: SO4011062761
OS Grid Coordinates: 340110, 262761
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2597, -2.8789
SHOBDON CP SHOBDON PARK
SO 46 SW
5/57 Shobdon Court
Service wing of country house, now house: Early C18, remodelled c1933.
Brick with stone dressings and hipped slate roof. Square block to north
with central stack, 1930s range to south, and a further C18 range extend-
ing to west. Garden (east) front: to left a range of one storey with two
timber cross windows under stone wedge lintels. To centre a slightly
recessed section of two storeys, the ground floor advanced to form porch.
The central entrance in a canted bay has a two-leaf glazed door and is
flanked by two 2-light casements. To right is of two storeys with an
attic lit by three pedimented dormers. The tall windows light both storeys,
with a blind centre. The central stack on this block is of brick with
arcaded sides dressed with ashlar. South front has a central gabled C18
block with rusticated ashlar quoins, and finials to corners. The stone
doorcase has a moulded architrave with paired consoles supporting enriched
entablature and segmental pediment. The pediment contains an eagle with
outstretched wings. Shobdon Court, to which this building was attached,
was demolished in 1933. (RCHM, 3, p 180).
Listing NGR: SO4011062761
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Source: English Heritage
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