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Great Lyth Manor, Longden

Description: Great Lyth Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 259310

OS Grid Reference: SJ4584807141
OS Grid Coordinates: 345848, 307141
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6593, -2.8020

Location: Bayston Hill, Shropshire SY3 0BA

Locality: Longden
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY3 0BA

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Listing Text


5/9 Great Lyth Manor
- (formerly listed
29.1.52 as Great Lyth in the
Parish of Condover)

Small country house. Mid-C17 with later alterations and repairs, principally
of late C20. Red brick (English bond) on chamfered plinth, machine tile
roofs. U-plan. 2 storeys and attics; corbelled floor bands; central
recessed section of 3 bays and 2 projecting 2-bay cross-wings with shaped
gables; late C20 wooden cross-windows throughout under gauged heads; central
entrance; 6-panel late C20 double doors with blind round-headed modillioned
arch above; the shaped eaves dormer directly above is also a late C20 reconstruction;
prominent integral lateral stacks to side walls with slender brick buttresses
and re-built capping, a similar stack in centre to back wall. The house was
derelict until 1970s and has since been extensively restored. Interior not
inspected, but all the fittings are said to have been removed. B.o.E., p.133.

Listing NGR: SJ4584807141

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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