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Description: Merrington Old Hall
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259158
OS Grid Reference: SJ4705020965
OS Grid Coordinates: 347050, 320965
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7837, -2.7865
BOMERE HEATH C.P. MERRINGTON
SJ 42 SE
3/95 Merrington Old Hall
House. Late C16, partly remodelled c.1700. Late C19 addition at rear.
Timber framed with painted brick nogging (some herringbone), partly
underbuilt and front rebuilt or refaced in painted brick. Plain tile
roof. Framing: closely-spaced uprights with middle rails; square
panels in gable ends (3 from sole plate to wall plate), with angle braces
in left-hand gable end and parallel diagonal struts in right-hand gable
end, forming lozenge patterns in gable. Two framed bays either side a
central stack bay. Two storeys. Toothed brick eaves cornice to front.
Barge boards with finials. Large central brick ridge stack. South-
west (garden) front: 4 bays; wooden cross windows, those on ground floor
taller and with segmental relieving arches. Right-hand gable end with first-
floor 2-light wooden casement and underbuilt ground floor (possibly formerly
jettied) with canted bay. Left-hand gable end has collar and tie-beam
truss with queen struts and V-struts. C19 two-storey rear wing with
external brick end stack. Entrance at rear. Interior: deep-chamfered
ceiling beams; cross beams in right-hand ground-floor room with broach
stops. Right-hand ground-floor room: raised and fielded oak panelling of
c.1700 with moulded cornice. Old 3-panelled door to room.
Listing NGR: SJ4705020965
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Source: English Heritage
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