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Yorton House, Myddle and Broughton

Description: Yorton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 259994

OS Grid Reference: SJ5038222898
OS Grid Coordinates: 350382, 322898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8013, -2.7374

Location: Godings Lane, Myddle, Shropshire SY4 3HB

Locality: Myddle and Broughton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 3HB

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Listing Text


8/1 Yorton House
28.10.60 (formerly listed
as Yorton Villa)

- II

Shown on O.S. map as Yorton Villa.
Farmhouse, now house. Late C18, remodelled and extended c.1830. Stuccoed
to front (lined as ashlar) over red brick; hipped slate roof, 2-span
to rear. 2 and 3 storeys. Plinth, plat band at first-floor cill level,
and dentil brick eaves cornice; pairs of integral rendered brick end
stacks (left-hand at rear now demolished). 3 bays; glazing bar sashes,
round-arched ground-floor windows with louvred shutters. Pair of central
doors with 3 raised and fielded panels each, reeded architrave, segmental
fanlight and surround with reeded pilaster strips, moulded imposts,
and reeded archivolt with key; flight of 9 stone steps (some replaced
with concrete in mid-C20) with low curving flanking walls and square
end piers with globe finials. Circa 1830 two-bay addition set back
to left with painted dressed sandstone plinth, plat band at first-
floor cill level, dentil brick eaves cornice and 16-pane glazing bar
sashes. Right-hand return front (of main block) with central ground-
and first-floor round-arched windows (axial to central corridor).
Rear of main block: 3 storeys. Segmental-headed glazing bar sashes,
horizontal sliding to second floor. Interior not inspected. The owner
(December 1985) suggests that the main entrance was formerly to the
north-east (now a round-arched window) and was moved to its present
position c.1830.

Listing NGR: SJ4951122336

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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