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New Buildings Farmhouse, Donington

Description: New Buildings Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255327

OS Grid Reference: SJ8005206632
OS Grid Coordinates: 380052, 306632
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6570, -2.2963

Location: M54, Tong, Shropshire TF11 8PW

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

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Listing Text

(East side)

7/6 New Buildings Farmhouse.

- II

Farmhouse. Late C18. Red brick with stone dressings, and old tile roof,
pyramidal over end pavilions. Neo-Palladian style; one room deep with higher
projecting square end pavilions. 3 storeys. Plinth, ground floor impost -
band, plat band between first and second floors, dentil brick eaves cornice,
ridge stack off-centre to right,and end stack to left, 1:311 bay rhythm;
segmental headed windows with C19 wooden casements and C20 tiled cills.
Large central blocked round arch with raised architrave, impost blocks
and keystone; pavilions with ground floor recessed blind round arches,
raised architraves, impost blocks, and keystone. Pair of C20 segmental
headed glazed doors. Main entrance to rear. Some C19 and C20 additions to
rear. Interior: first floor suspended from arch braces. This farmhouse
was reputedly built to obstruct the view from Kilsall Hall (see Donington
C.P.). D. H. Robinaon, The Wandering Vorfe, Waine Research Publications,
1980, p.66.

Listing NGR: SJ8005206632

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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