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Service Block and Attached Wall Approximately 10 Metres to South East of Whitton Hall, Westbury

Description: Service Block and Attached Wall Approximately 10 Metres to South East of Whitton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259038

OS Grid Reference: SJ3460309083
OS Grid Coordinates: 334603, 309083
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6755, -2.9686

Location: Westbury, Shropshire SY5 9RD

Locality: Westbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9RD

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Listing Text

SJ 3404 WESTBURY C.P. WHITTON LANE (North-west side)

17/131 Service block and attached
- walls approximately 10 metres
to south-east of Whitton Hall


Service block, now store, and attached walls. Early C18. Red brick;
slate roof. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Dentil brick eaves cornice,
and parapeted gable ends; central brick ridge stack. South-west front:
6 windows; 2-light small-paned wooden casements with segmental heads,
second from left on first floor blocked,left-hand ground-floor of one
light and second from left altered to one light; right-hand ground-
floor window is a painted imitation; segmental-headed boarded door to
right. 2 wooden forecourt gate posts and gate adjoining to right;
square posts with chamfered corners and moulded top. Curved wall
adjoining to left linking service block to Whitton Hall (q.v.); red
brick with stone quoins and coping; boarded door to right; Left-hand
gable ends: segmental-headed 2-light casement and segmental-headed
boarded door to right; pent-roofed wooden bellcote to right of attic
window. Right-hand gable end: segmental-headed 2-light attic casement,
3-light first-floor casement to right and ground-floor 3-light casement;
inserted boarded door to right; stone mounting block adjoining to left
and left-hand corner is rounded up to first-floor height. Piece of
garden wall adjoining to right; red brick with stone coping; boarded
door off-centre to left; ramped return to rear at right. Interior:
ground floor to north-west contains former dairy in one room which has
low shelves around the walls resting on segmental brick arches; lead-
lined cooling tank also, possibly part of former brewing apparatus;
possible former brewhouse in second ground-floor room from north-west has pairs
of ogee-stopped spine beams , depressed-arched open fireplace, and
possible brewing copper with hood (also possibly a washing copper);
C18 staircase; roof: trusses with elbowed principals resting on
tie-/floor-beams, short spurs to wall-plates, and collars; pairs of
purlins. The south-east end of the block is a small cottage. This
service block encloses one side of the forecourt to Whitton Hall (q.v.)
and stands opposite the stable block (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ3460309083

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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