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The Red House, Tong

Description: The Red House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 May 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 255322

OS Grid Reference: SJ7968707357
OS Grid Coordinates: 379687, 307357
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6635, -2.3018

Location: Newport Road, Tong, Shropshire TF11 8PW

Locality: Tong
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF11 8PW

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Listing Text

(East side)

6/34 The Red House.


House. Dated 1766 on brick to front. Red brick with old tile roof.
L-plan. 3 storeys with 2 storey wing to rear. Moulded stone plinth,
giant order of end pilaster strips, moulded wooden eaves cornice, stone
coped parapet gable end, end stacks and stack to rear. 3 bays; windows
with C19 wooden mullioned and transomed casements, bracketed cills,
gauged heads, and projecting keystones. Central 6-panelled door with
top 4 panels glazed, doorcase with moulded architrave, frieze and
cornice, and C19 wrought iron lattice porch with tented hood. 2 storey
outbuilding set back to right of red brick with tile roof; plinth, eaves
band, dentilled brick eaves cornice, and parapeted gable end. Two C20
casements with segmental relieving arches flanking central blocked
segmental arched doorway. RP/AP/MP inscribed on bricks to front.
Interior: C18 two-flight dog-leg staircase with open string, turned
balusters, and inlaid moulded ramped handrail. N. Pevsner, B.O.E.
Shropshire, p.304.

Listing NGR: SJ7969207360

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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