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Newnham Hall Farmhouse, Pontesbury

Description: Newnham Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 259446

OS Grid Reference: SJ4116309960
OS Grid Coordinates: 341163, 309960
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6841, -2.8718

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 8PU

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 8PU

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Listing Text


4/144 Newnham Hall
- Farmhouse (formerly
listed as Newnham)

Farmhouse. 1723, for John Nicholls, re-modelled and eaves raised early
C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick with stuccoed
front, coped verges on kneelers, slate roofs and end stacks. Original
house L-shaped with a mid-C19 addition in angle to rear. 3 storeys;
brick storey bands (c.1723) at first and second floor levels to left and
right-hand returns and dentilled eaves cornices (early to mid-C19) to
short range of L and to mid-C19 addition. 5-bay front; glazing bar
sashes and central porch with 2 pairs of Tuscan columns over half-glazed
door with rectangular overlight; stuccoed imitation quoins. Twin
blocked oval-shaped openings to original gables (former attic windows)
and late C19 canted bay window to left-hand return; datestone N
above second storey floor band to right-hand return. Late C19 J M
lean-to against right-hand gable end with mid-C20 flat-roofed 1723
extension in front, also to right. Interior: chamfered beams in
cellars probably re-used from earlier house on site. V.C.H. VIII
(1968), p.260.

Listing NGR: SJ4116309960

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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