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Red Abbey, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Red Abbey

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258912

OS Grid Reference: SJ3723214907
OS Grid Coordinates: 337232, 314907
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7282, -2.9309

Location: Abbey Lane, Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AF

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9AF

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
5/7 Red Abbey


Farmhouse. Late C18. Red brick (Flemish garden wall bond) with slate roofs.
T-plan with semi-circular stair tower to rear. 3 storeys. Dentil brick
eaves cornice; integral brick end stacks. South-east front: 2 windows;
glazing bar sashes with segmental gauged heads except second floor with
2-light wooden casement to right and late C19 cast iron 2-light casement to
left with lattice lights; central 4-panelled door (top panels glazed) with
moulded architrave and flat hood on shaped brackets. Central semi-circular
stair tower at rear with tall stair window and flanking one-storey lean-to
service blocks. Interior: oak newel stair in stair tower. The stair
tower is an unusual feature in a house of this date.

Listing NGR: SJ3723214907

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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