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Weir House, Bucknell

Description: Weir House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 257542

OS Grid Reference: SO3542174022
OS Grid Coordinates: 335421, 274022
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3604, -2.9497

Location: 4 Dog Kennel Lane, Bucknell, Shropshire SY7 0AA

Locality: Bucknell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 0AA

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Listing Text

SO 37 SE
side), Bucknell
12/38 Weir House

House. Early C19 incorporating parts of an earlier building; later additions
and alterations. Pebbledashed limestone rubble; steep-pitched hipped slate
roof with deep eaves to main range and hipped plain tile roof to earlier
rear range. Earliest part is range at right-angles to rear on right (probably
C17); main range of 3 bays with late C19 addition slightly set back to left.
2 storeys and attic; 3 windows, 16-paned glazing bar sashes with mid-C20
canted bay sash window to lower right. Two mid-C20 flat-roofed rectangular
dormers in roof slope to left and right. Central entrance; C20 half-glazed
double doors with early C19 wreathed and radiating fanlight under open round-
arched timber porch with fluted Doric columns. Red brick stacks to back
wall to left and right. Right wall has cross-window on each floor, upper
with C19 leaded lights and lower with C20 leaded lights. Range at right-
angles to rear has gabled eaves dormer to left and small gabled dormer in
roof slope to right; two C19 casements to centre on ground floor and small
C20 window to right. Interior. Framed newel staircase (probably late
C18) has turned balusters, 3 to each tread, open string and carved pendants.
6-panel doors throughout and several Adam-style marble fireplaces, that in
right ground-floor of main range with earlier cast-iron fireback superscribed
"17 SC 07". This room also has round-arched alcove (bookcase) to left of
fireplace with carved scallop shell decoration to top. Boxed-in spine
beams to earlier range to rear. C19 and mid-C20 flat-roofed additions in
angle to rear are not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SO3542174022

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Source: English Heritage

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