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Plealey House and Attached Stables, Pontesbury

Description: Plealey House and Attached Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259523

OS Grid Reference: SJ4233306897
OS Grid Coordinates: 342333, 306897
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6567, -2.8539

Location: Well Lane, Shrewsbury SY5 0UY

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

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Listing Text


4/219 Plealey House and
- attached stables


Farmhouse, now divided into 2 houses. Probably C17 with later re-modelling.
Rendered brick probably concealing timber frame, slate roofs. Original plan
a hall with cross-wing to north-east; later in C17 another cross-wing was
added to south-west and in early C19 a gabled wing to north of original cross-
wing with stables attached to left. 2 storeys with attics to cross-wings;
irregular fenestration, all mid- to late C19 two- and 3-light casements to hall
below eaves with cross-paned sashes beneath, left-hand cross-wing has one 3-
light casement and one fixed-light window to first floor with cross-paned sash
beneath to left; right-hand cross-wing with one 3-light casement to first
floor and a cross-paned sash to ground; entrance through gabled porches on
right of left-hand cross-wing and to left of right-hand cross-wing;
prominent red brick ridge stack with triangular pilaster shafting to base to
right of hall with a re-built stack at junction of hall and left-hand cross-
wing; projecting purlin and wall-plate ends to gables. Stables: timber
framed, with red brick infill on high brick plinth; 2 rectangular panels
from cill to wall-plate (north side); roughly central stable door flanked
by casement and one fixed-light window, all with segmental heads, subsidiary
entrance to left, slate roof. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.255.

Listing NGR: SJ4233306897

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Source: English Heritage

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