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Meeson Hall, Albrighton

Description: Meeson Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255116

OS Grid Reference: SJ8181404028
OS Grid Coordinates: 381814, 304028
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6337, -2.2701

Location: 59 High Street, Albrighton, Shropshire WV7 3JF

Locality: Albrighton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV7 3JF

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Listing Text

(north side)
Meeson Hall

Shown on O.S. map as Meeson House.
House. Mid to late C18. Pebbledash rendered facade with concrete
parapet on sandstone and brick plinth masking 3 red brick gables behind
(2 to right, one to left, formerly separate houses?), plain tiled roofs.
3 storeys; front of 4 bays, entrance in lower extension to north-east
with 6 panel door, early c19 pilastered portico, semi-circular fanlight
and open pediment, windows all C18 glazing bar sashes with frames flush
to wall surface, reduced proportions to top floor (including 2 'dummy'
windows to left and one to right); brick end stacks to gables. Interior
has an open string staircase of c.1750-60, 3 flights with bow on first
landing, turned wooden balusters of vase shape; C18 ventilated wooden
cupboards with slatted vents on each floor, oak panelling in right
hand front room; sandstone walled cellaeA perhaps suggestive of an
earlier house on the site. Rainwater head to lead downpipe on facade
with inscription R/R E/ 1733; C18 semi-circular railed enclosure with
urn finials in front of house.

Listing NGR: SJ8181404028

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Source: English Heritage

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