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Boat House Approximately 250 Metres to South East of Cloverley Hall, Ightfield

Description: Boat House Approximately 250 Metres to South East of Cloverley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260561

OS Grid Reference: SJ6174936908
OS Grid Coordinates: 361749, 336908
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9282, -2.5704

Location: Ightfield, Shropshire SY13 4PH

Locality: Ightfield
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY13 4PH

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Listing Text

SJ 63 NW
SJ 6175 3691
6/10 Boat house approx. 250
- metres to south-east
of Cloverley Hall
- II

Boat house. Circa 1870, possibly by William Eden Nesfield. Timber
framed on brick plinth with vertical and horizontal matchboarding.
Slate roof. Pierced scalloped barge boards and finials with pendants.
East end with pair of elliptical-arched openings for boats, each with
a pair of wooden gates. West end with pair of lozenge-shaped openings
and matchboarded door off-centre to right. Interior: 3-bay roof; arched-
braced collar trusses with bolted V-struts. Pairs of purlins,with shaped
ends externally. 2 boat bays divided by central brick pier with tiled
walkway and decorative wooden balustrading with curved braces. Southern
boat bay shorter with former store room at west end. Cloverley Hall
(q.v.) was built in 1865-70 to the designs of Nesfield, who might also
have been responsible for the boat house. The boat house is sited
on the north-west bank of Cloverley Pool, an ornamental lake in the parkland
surrounding Cloverley Hall.

Listing NGR: SJ6174936908

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Source: English Heritage

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