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Description: Swynnerton Hall
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 272378
OS Grid Reference: SJ8521235444
OS Grid Coordinates: 385212, 335444
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9162, -2.2214
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SJ 83 NE 5/16 10.1.53.
Circa 1725. architect: Francis Smith of Warwick and built for Thomas Fitzherbert.
Later additions. Main block: ashlar; 3 storeys; 9 sash windows (5 to sides) in
moulded architraves, those to first storey with keyblocks and the ground storey
windows pedimented; rusticated angles; 3 centre bays have slight projection with
giant Tuscan pilasters and doorway in rusticated surround with Ionic columns and
bolection frieze; plain parapet with large urn finials. The east elevation and
interior altered circa 1810 by James Trubshaw. Later 3 storey brick wing on north
side. Interior: The former 2-storeyed great hall altered by being divided horizontally.
Good staircase with elegant iron balustrade, extending to the top of the building.
Listing NGR: SJ8521735448
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Source: English Heritage
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