Description: Detton Hall
Date Listed: 9 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 254863
OS Grid Reference: SO6672279574
OS Grid Coordinates: 366722, 279574
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4132, -2.4907
In the entry for
35/7 NEEN SAVAGE Detton Hall
The grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)
The description shall be amended to read:
Substantial farmhouse, formerly probably manor house, c1600 and later C17 with
minor later alterations. Timber-frame and coursed rubble stone. Some red brick
with stone dressings. Plain-tile roof with brick and stone ridge and massive
lateral stacks with star-plan twin, triple and quadruple flues. Hall and cross-
wings plan. 2 storeys and attic. 4-window range in all. Timber-framed range
to right of c1600 with a hall and cross-wing range added to its left side when
an earlier hall on its right side was probably demolished. Hall range has porch
with door within and small casement to upper right and 3-light casement over.
Timber framing is covered by corrugated iron and then hanging shingles . To
left a lean-to. To further left a stone cross-wing, gable facing, with door,
window, 3-light casement over and 2-light in attic. Further to left a dairy
with granary over. The cross-wing to right has 3-light cross window to ground
floor and similar to first floor which is jettied. Small attic window. At
the junction point to left a projection has further casements. The close-studded
framing on wing right side appears to show blocked doorways. 3-light casement
to first floor. Rear of cross-wing is of stone, possibly covering framing.
3-light windows on both floors and boarded attic window. The hall range is
set back with the massive cross-wing stack, then the main staircase projection,
which has part-glazed door with hood, and wooden cross window above, and then
two 3-light casements over lean-to and further 3-light. To centre right the
secondary staircase projection with cross-window and attic 2-light. Gable to
right has further 2- and 3-light windows and lean-to. Interior. little altered.
Hall has chamfered wall posts and beams with ogee stops. Partly blocked massive
open fireplace with moulded bressumer and stone jambs. Cross-wing has deeply
chamfered beams, dragon beams next to hall range, C17 oak panelling in bedrooms
and partly in drawing room, and original roof and moulded doorway in attic.
Main open-well staircase of c1600 from ground floor to attic has elongated
pierced strapwork panels and carved newels. Late C17 secondary newel staircase
from ground floor to attic. Several further open fireplaces including one in
the hall range attic. Original roof. 2 ovolo-moulded wood mullioned windows
on first floor.
(Buildings of England: Shropshire: p119).
1954 NEEN SAVAGE
SO 67 NE 35/7 9.3.70.
Tudor manor farm. South facade has C17 stone gables; mullioned windows.
To the west is a wing with closely spaced vertical half-timbering; herring-
bone brick nogging; heavy overhang; moulded bressummer. North side restored
with vertical cedar shingling. Old tiled roof with tall brick chimneys
and coupled stacks. Original oak well-stair, panelling and framed partitions.
Listing NGR: SO6672279574
Source: English Heritage
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