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Wytheford Hall, Shawbury

Description: Wytheford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 260117

OS Grid Reference: SJ5709219041
OS Grid Coordinates: 357092, 319041
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7673, -2.6374

Location: Shawbury, Shropshire SY4 4JJ

Locality: Shawbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 4JJ

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Listing Text


12/121 Wytheford Hall (Formerly listed
28.2.78 as Wytheford Hal Farmhouse
under Wytheford)


Shown on O.S. map as Wytheford Hall Farmhouse.
Farmhouse. Circa 1840 possibly incorporating earlier core; late C20
alterations at rear. Red brick with grey sandstone ashlar dressings;
hipped slate roof. T-plan. 2 storeys with wing of 2 storeys and attic.
Stone plinth and deeply overhanging eaves with band. Integral lateral
brick stacks at rear and external brick end stack to rear wing. South-
west front: 2:1:2 bays; glazing bar sashes (replaced with facsimiles
in the late C20) with stone cills and slightly segmental heads. Central
pair of half-glazed panelled doors with moulded architrave. Ashlar
Tuscan porch-with columns in antis and open triangular pediment; brick
returns with moulded cornice. 2-bay right-hand return front with blind
windows and one-bay left-hand return front with first-floor blind window.
3-bay rear wing. Interior: complete early C19 fittings. Central 3-
flight rectangular cantilevered stone staircase with open string, single-
fluted stick balusters (2 per tread), plain handrail and curtail with
columnular newel. Dentil cornice to entrance hall and first-floor landing.
Right-hand ground-floor front room with early C19 fireplace, and both
ground-floor front rooms each with moulded cornice and soffit with foliage
trail and corner paterae. Doors with 6 raised and fielded panels and
reeded architraves and corner paterae. Panelled window shutters. Chinese
Chippendale attic and back staircases.

Listing NGR: SJ5709219041

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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