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Earlsdale, Pontesbury

Description: Earlsdale

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259441

OS Grid Reference: SJ4120405774
OS Grid Coordinates: 341204, 305774
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6465, -2.8704

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0UJ

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0UJ

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Listing Text


4/139 Earlsdale


Small country house. Mainly 1820-30 for William Heighway, but incorporating
parts of a late C17 stone farmhouse. Painted brick facade, slate hipped
roof and red brick stacks. Late C17 house L-shaped with Gothick facade
to north and west walls; a studio in the form of a low embattled
tower was erected on second floor to south c.1920. Two storeys, embattled
eaves parapet; 4-bay north front has 2-storey embattled porch with stepped
buttresses and oriel window to third bay from left; windows all Gothick
casements, 2-lights to first floor and lower right (now blind) with hood-
moulds; 4-light canted bay-windows with embattled parapets to left and
right of porch; 2-storey canted bay north-west corner also with Gothick
fenestration. Interior: not inspected, but, with the exception of a
doorcase with a broken pediment in the principal ground floor room, there
are said to be no original Gothick features. V.C.H. VIII (1968), Pp.254-5.

Listing NGR: SJ4120405774

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Source: English Heritage

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