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Description: Ashfield Hall
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 254823
OS Grid Reference: SO6220399839
OS Grid Coordinates: 362203, 299839
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5950, -2.5594
1954 MUCH WENLOCK
No 49 (Ashfield Hall)
SO 69 NW (SJ 6200) 6/61 24.10.50.
An historic house, consisting of two distinct portions. The left-hand
side is the original C15 structure of coursed stone rubble with stone
dressings, and the right-hand of timber frame and plaster was added late
C16. The left-hand wing has a large plain rourd-headed arch, with blocked
two-light stone mullioned window above. The lower stage of a buttress
remains, the upper storey having been altered to contain a late C15 gabled
dormer with an eight-light mullioned and transomed window. The right-hand
wing has a gabled square bay over two storeys and attic with moulded wood
mullioned and transomed five-light window. The returned side is gabled
and timbered to base. Stack with diagonal brick shafts. Tiles. In the
C17 the house was an inn, reputedly visited by Charles I.
Nos 40 to 45 (consec), Fox Hotel and Nos 47 to 49 (consec) form a group
Listing NGR: SO6220399839
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Source: English Heritage
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