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Wootton Castle, Oswestry Rural

Description: Wootton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255702

OS Grid Reference: SJ3414627960
OS Grid Coordinates: 334146, 327960
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8451, -2.9792

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire SY11 4LH

Locality: Oswestry Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4LH

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Listing Text


- Wootton Castle


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with considerable later additions and
alterations. Timber frame, uncoursed sandstone rubble and brick, now
largely roughcast, slate roofs. Hall range of 2 unequal framed bays
aligned east-west with 2-bay cross-wing added at right-angles to south;
this in turn extended to south by single-bay addition c.1900. One
storey and attic; late C20 casements to front gable of hall range and 2
contemporary gabled eaves dormers to right, left with half-glazed door
beneath and right with late C20 casement below, position of former
gabled entrance porch between with late C20 fixed-light casement inserted;
small internal end stack to right and reduced and re-built axial ridge
stack to hall range behind. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams to main
ground-floor rooms and massive stone stack with re-built inglenook
fireplaces to hall range; central truss of Queen-strut type exposed
upstairs in hall range and former end wall of cross-wing displays
close studding with middle rail; much of the remaining timber frame
plastered over at time of re-survey (August 1985).

Listing NGR: SJ3414627960

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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