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Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North of Byre with Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm, Tong

Description: Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North of Byre with Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255331

OS Grid Reference: SJ7937808141
OS Grid Coordinates: 379378, 308141
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6706, -2.3064

Location: Offoxey Road, Tong, Shropshire TF11 8PZ

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/15 Wall approximately 10 metres
- to North of Byre with
Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm.


Wall. Late C18 or early C19. Squared and coursed sandstone. Approximately
50 metres long and 1.5 metres high, curving round to farm entrance at West.
Chamfered coping and square intermediate and end piers with pyramidal coping.
6 bays with second and fifth recessed; first, third, fourth and sixth bays
with recessed Latin crosses flanked by recessed Maltese crosses. The wall
has many similarities with structures in the area connected with the Durants
of Tong Castle (qv. North gates and gate piers, Convent Lodge, Wall with
pulpit to East of Convent Lodge). G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boscobel,
1894 pp. 154-61; D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe, Maine Research
Publications, 1980. Ch. 3.

Listing NGR: SJ7937808141

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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