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Tong Hall, Tong

Description: Tong Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255325

OS Grid Reference: SJ7971907286
OS Grid Coordinates: 379719, 307286
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6629, -2.3013

Location: Newport Road, Tong, Shropshire TF11 8PW

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

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Listing Text

(East side)

6/36 Tong Hall.


Shown on O.S. map as The Hall.
House. Circa 1840 with late C19 and C20 additions to left. Red brick
with grey and gault brick dressings. Neo-Gothic style. 2 storeys.
Interrupted dentil brick string course, parapeted gables with dentil
bricks to stone coping, end stack to right and stack at rear. 2 window
front with segmental headed leaded cross windows; gable above with
recessed octagonal panel. Right-hand end elevation; 2 first floor blind
pointed-arched windows with Y-tracery, continuous cill string; inserted
3-light C20 casement to right, and 2 gabled ends above; ground floor
window to right with painted keyed lintel, and 4-trefoil panelled door
to its right with painted keyed lintel. Late C19 block set back to North
with 2 gabled semi-dormers and 2 ground floor C20 leaded casements. C20
addition to left with parapet. This building has stylistic similarities
with other eccentric structures erected on the Tong Estate by George
Durant the younger (d.1844) (qv. Fowl House to West of Vauxhall Farmhouse,
Cow house to North of Acorn Cottage, etc.). Included for historical
association and group value. G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boacobel,
pp. 154-61. D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe, Waine Research
Publications, 1980, Ch. 3.

Listing NGR: SJ7971907286

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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