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Kinton House, Great Ness

Description: Kinton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259193

OS Grid Reference: SJ3695319562
OS Grid Coordinates: 336953, 319562
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7700, -2.9359

Location: Great Ness, Shropshire SY4 1AZ

Locality: Great Ness
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1AZ

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Listing Text

SJ 31 NE
4/128 Kinton House

Farmhouse, now house. Late C18 or early C19, enlarged in the early C19.
Red brick, with evidence of former limewashing. Slate roofs. L-plan;
later service wing (see straight joint) Three storeys with 2-storey
wing. Toothed brick eaves cornice (with remains of wooden dentil eaves
cornice to rear). External brick end stack to right and integral
lateral brick stack to rear. Central first-floor small glazing bar sash
with keyed grey sandstone lintel and stone cill. Door to left with 6
raised and fielded panels, panelled reveals and soffit, architrave with
shaped brackets (probably formerly to hood) and grey sandstone Tuscan porch
with 2 columns supporting frieze, moulded cornice and blocking course.
Rear: 2+1 bays; glazing bar sashes with keyed grey sandstone lintels and
painted stone lintels. Right-hand first-floor window taller, probably to
light staircase. Door to right with 6 raised and fielded panels (2 glazed),
panelled reveals and soffit, plain architrave and shaped brackets to
triangular-pedimented hood. Wing : sandstone plinth, dentil brick eaves
cornice, and roof hipped to front. 2 bays to front; glazing bar sashes
with stone cills and lintels (blank right-hand ground floor). Left-hand
return front has 3 irregularly-spaced glazing bar sashes to each floor,
with stone cills and lintels. Ground-and first-floor segmental-headed
small-paned cast-iron windows in gable end to rear, with boarded door to
right. C20 conservatory in angle at rear. Interior not inspected, but
late C18/early C19 staircase noted, with open string cut brackets, stick
balusters and wreathed newel. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ3695319562

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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