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Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255695
OS Grid Reference: SJ2694926549
OS Grid Coordinates: 326949, 326549
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8315, -3.0857
SJ 22 NE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. WOODHILL
Small country house. Early and mid-C18, extended late C19. Red brick,
slate hipped roofs with triglyph frieze and moulded eaves cornice, ridge
and end stacks. Rectangular main block with C19 square projection to
north-east corner; late C19 and C20 service ranges to rear. 2 and 3
storeys with attics; asymmetrical 8-bay east front, 3 tiers of glazing
bar sashes to right-hand 4 bays and 2 tiers of larger sash windows
to left, all with gauged heads; entrance in fourth bay from right, 6-panel
double doors with decorative radial fanlight under moulded entablature
supported by 4 decorated console brackets; 3-bay projecting range to
right has glazing bar sashes with horns and hip-roofed dormer in roof
slope. Interior: C18 dog-leg wooden staircase with elegant turned,
decorated balusters and moulded handrail rides to attic; ground-floor
rooms have carved wooden cornices and decorative plasterwork to ceilings,
a noticeable feature being the much greater height of the rooms on the
left side of the house; also several wooden fireplaces with carved dense
foliage decoration. There is said to have formerly been a portico
over the main entrance door.
Listing NGR: SJ2694926549
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Source: English Heritage
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