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Aston Hall, Shifnal

Description: Aston Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 May 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 255215

OS Grid Reference: SJ7560308046
OS Grid Coordinates: 375603, 308046
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6696, -2.3622

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8PA

Locality: Shifnal
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF11 8PA

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Listing Text

(North-East end)

6/7 Aston Hall



House. Circa 1720, top floor probably added and whole re-faced in early
C19, with further late C19 alterations. Pebbledashed with stucceed and
painted stone dressings, and 2-span slate roof. 3 storeys. Plinth,
raised quoins, moulded wooden eaves cornice, blocking course, and 4 ridge
stacks. 7 bays; glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves, these on
ground floor extending to floor level. Large central door with 8 raised
and fielded panels; porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters supporting
half-architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. One storey addition
to left with large glazing bar sash to right and C20 casements to left.
East front: 3 bays; second floor and 2 outer ground floor windows with
keystones, triple in centre on second floor. Ground floor sashes extending
to floor level, that in centre with moulded architrave. Rear: 7 bays;
first floor arched staircase windows in third and fourth bays from right.
Ground floor and 2 first floor sashes to right are slightly segmental
headed; early C19 ground floor canted bay window in second bay from
left. Door in fourth bay from left with 6 raised and fielded panels, and
plain architrave. Interior: entrance hall with circa 1720 flagged floor,
raised and fielded panelled walls, cornice, bolection moulded fireplace, and
arched doors to North; ground floor front room to left with mid C19 cornice,
ceiling rose, and fireplace; ground floor front room to right with mid C19
cornice; ground floor room to right at rear with mid C19 cornice and ceiling
rose. Staircase Hall: circa 1720 three-flight square well staircase with
landings, turned balusters, moulded ramped handrail, fluted Doric column
bottom newel, and dado panelling; arched entrance to drawing room with two
3-panelled doors with architrave, imposts, keystone, and early C19 radial

Listing NGR: SJ7560308046

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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