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Gamehouse or Ash House Approximately 25 Metres North East of Shelvock Farmhouse, Ruyton-XI-Towns

Description: Gamehouse or Ash House Approximately 25 Metres North East of Shelvock Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 256681

OS Grid Reference: SJ3710124059
OS Grid Coordinates: 337101, 324059
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8104, -2.9346

Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire SY4 1JL

Locality: Ruyton-XI-Towns
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1JL

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SE

8/129 Gamehouse or ash-house
- approx. 25m north-east of
Shelvock Farmhouse
21.8.86 (formerly listed as Game-
house or ash-house, Shelvock
Farm )


Gamehouse or ash-house. Probably mid-to late C17. Squared and dressed
sandstone blocks on chamfered plinth; polygonal slate roof with iron weathervane.
Polygonal plan. Single storey with moulded eaves cornice. Entrance in
south-west side through plank door with pointed strap hinges and large stone
lintel. Single tall window with similar lintel to north-east side, possibly
formerly a doorway. Blocked ventholes. Interior. Light spar across
the diameter at wall-plate level possibly formerly for hanging game on.
The use of this small building is the subject of speculation. Shelvock
Farmhouse is not included in this list.

Listing NGR: SJ3710124059

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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