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Oxon Hall, Bicton

Description: Oxon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259094

OS Grid Reference: SJ4578713988
OS Grid Coordinates: 345787, 313988
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7208, -2.8041

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 8BW

Locality: Bicton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY3 8BW

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Listing Text

SJ 41 SE west side)

10/33 Oxon Hall
- II

Small country house, latterly hospital, now disused. Rendered brick
(lined as ashlar), painted brick to side. 2-span slate roof. 3 storeys
and attic over basement to front and 2 storeys to rear. North-east
(entrance) front: plinth, first-floor cill band, frieze and moulded
cornice above first floor, and eaves band to deep eaves. External
brick end stack, brick ridge stack off-centre to left, 2 brick ridge
stacks to right-hand return and brick:ridge stack to rear range. 3:1:3
bays; glazing bar sashes, central first-floor window with moulded archi-
trave. Pair of full-height canted bays with semi-conical roofs, triple
sashes to ground and first floors divided by panelled mullions and tripar-
tite sashes to second floor also with panelled mullions. Central 3-
bay porch with pilasters, full entablature and blocking course, pair
of narrow 8-pane sashes and central pair of 2-panelled doors (lower panels
beaded flush) with rectangular overlight. South-west (garden) front:
wide pilaster strips at ends, plinth, first-floor cill band, and eaves
band. 6 bays; glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves; doorway
in second bay from left. Left-hand return front of one bay, with first-
floor blind window. One-storey and attic and 2-storey service wing
to south-east with plinth, pilaster strips, first-floor cill band, eaves
band and brick ridge stacks. 2 bays to north-east; glazing bar sashes
with moulded architraves. Interior not inspected but known to survive
from photographs (N.M.R.) Entrance hall with 3-bay Ionic screen consist-
ing of unfluted columns and antae supporting frieze. Fine 2-flight
square-well staircase behind with landing, open string, slim turned bal-
usters, wreathed foot newel and swept handrail. N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SJ4578713988

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Source: English Heritage

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