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Hall Farm House, Aston Eyre

Description: Hall Farm House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 254312

OS Grid Reference: SO6533094170
OS Grid Coordinates: 365330, 294170
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5443, -2.5126

Location: B4368, Aston Eyre, Shropshire WV16 6XD

Locality: Aston Eyre
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV16 6XD

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Listing Text

In the entry for: ASTON EYRE ASTON EYRE

21/2 Hall Farm House

The grade shall be amended to read: II* (Star)

The description shall be amended to read:

House, formerly in part gatehouse, c1300 and C17-C19. Coursed rubble stone,
timber-frame with rendered infill and red brick in part rendered. Plain-tile
roof with brick ridge, end and lateral stacks, two of which are of stone below
flues. Complex plan with wings to left and rear. The main range was originally
the gatehouse to the former hall (qv barns to west of Hall Farm House), and
is of 3 storeys. 2-window range of 2-light casements. Double-leaved part-glazed
door to left within gabled open porch with window over. Both these are within
the brick and stone walling which blocks the wide slightly-pointed arch of
the original gateway which retains the large blocks to jambs and voussoir.
Single-light casement and further 2-light just below eaves level. Massive
quoins. 2-storey brick wing to left, C18 and earlier, with C19 square bay
and pentice and 2-light casement over. C19 sashes and casements on twin-span
left end which is rendered. On right end is the brick and stone apple room
extension of single storey and loft. To rear are a C19 wing and a C17 wing
of timber framing in square panels. 2 storeys and attic. Further single storey
extensions. Rear of main range has 1st floor single-light stone-framed window
and a similar window on the gable behind the apple room where below are the
remains of probably a stone spiral stair. Interior: both gateway arches remain,
that to front with 3 iron spindles for the gates to swing on. To left a stone
cellar with remnant of spiral stair. Massive chamfered beam to sitting room
above. Ogee-stop- chamfered beams to rear wing where also massive open fire-
place to kitchen. Plank doors . Double-purlin roof to apple room. Stone walling
visible in room to right of entrance and above are possible remains of spiral
stair together with doorway which is now entrance to apple room.



Hall Farm House
SO 69 SE 21/2 29.11.51.


The house incorporates considerable remains of the C13 gatehouse of the
Hall including two blocked arches. The front is of no great age or interest.

Listing NGR: SO6533094170

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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