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Description: Gatehouse Adjoining Lilleshall Hall to North East, Plus 2 Lions to East Front and 2 Eagles to West
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255177
OS Grid Reference: SJ7492814508
OS Grid Coordinates: 374928, 314508
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7276, -2.3727
SJ 71 SW SHERWFHALES C.P. -
3/2 Gatehouse adjoining
Lillesha11 Hall to
North last, plus 2
Lions to East front
- and 2 Eagles to V.at.
Gatehouse Circa 1829-32, by Sir Jeffry Vyatvill in a Tudor Gothic style.
Sandstone ashlar with slate roofs. 2 storey and attic with 1½ storey wings.
Entrance fronts plinth, corner gargoyles, coped parapet with gables to
front and back, parapeted gable ends, end stacks, and central wooden arched
cupola with ogee lead top and weatherwane. Small attic lancet in gable;
central first floor canted oriel window with carved coat of arms above and
uncarved tablet below; large central chamfered round entrance arch with
flanking lancets, stone globes protecting corner, and 2 panelled wooden
gates with iron cresting. Rear similar. Interior of arch with large round
arched recess to South and 4 centred arched panelled doors to North and
South. Wings: Plinth, parapeted gable ends and 3 light gabled dormer.
Two 2 light ground floor windows with returned hoodmoulds. 2 large carved
atone lions flanking arch to East and 2 cast iron eagles with outstretched
wings flanking arch to West. B.O.E., Salop, p,166.
Listing NGR: SJ7492814508
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Source: English Heritage
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