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Plas Warren Hall, Ellesmere Rural

Description: Plas Warren Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 260849

OS Grid Reference: SJ3382438873
OS Grid Coordinates: 333824, 338873
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9432, -2.9862

Location: B5069, Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire SY12 9EH

Locality: Ellesmere Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY12 9EH

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Listing Text

SJ 33 NW
3/149 Plas Warren Hall
- (formerly listed as Plas Warren)
Manor house, now farmhouse. Late C17 or early C18 incorporating
earlier building; later additions and alterations. Red brick on
sandstone plinth encapsulating timber frame, partly exposed to rear;
slate roofs. Basic H-plan comprising long hall range of central
baffle-entry type with gabled cross-wings, that to left having twin-
gabled range to right on rear; mid-C19 additions to rear of left cross-
wing. 2 storeys and formerly gable-lit attics with floor bands, toothed
to first floor, plain corner piers to cross-wings and moulded stone eaves
cornice carried up as coped verges to gables of cross-wings. 2:3:2
windows, segmental-headed C19 cross windows, blind to centre on first floor.
Blind roundels to gables of cross-wings. Central C20 gabled red brick
porch with contemporary glazed door. Central red brick ridge stack and
prominent external lateral stacks to cross-wings, left with stone quoins.
Right cross-wing has prominent stepped external end stack to rear with
dentilled band to top of base and raised lozenge-shaped pattern below;
3 attached and rebated shafts with projecting strips to sides. Timber
frame (rectangular panels with short straight brace) visible to left side
of cross-wing to rear, leaded casement on first floor. Catslide outshut
to hall range between it and twin-gabled range. Coped verges on carved
stone kneelers to rear gable of right cross-wing and also to twin-gabled
range. Mid-C19 service range and stables attached to read of left cross-
wing. Interior. Timber framed cross walls: wall posts visible but
remainder covered at time of resurvey (March 1987). Wide dog-leg
staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail. Ridge stack has
inglenook fireplace with segmental chamfered wooden lintel to ground floor to right
and C19 Jacobean-style overmantel to left. Some C17 panelling and
several panelled doors with H- and L-hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ3382438873

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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