Description: Shrewton House and Front Railings
Date Listed: 18 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 319842
OS Grid Reference: SU0721944791
OS Grid Coordinates: 407219, 144791
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2023, -1.8980
SHREWTON ELSTON LANE
SU 04 SE
(off east side)
3/234 Shrewton House
and front railings
Detached country house. Circa 1830, with late C19 service wing.
Limestone ashlar front, rendered brick returns, late C19 rear wing
is brick cavity walling, Welsh slate hipped roof, ashlar stacks
with moulded capping. T-plan. 2-storey, 3-window front. Central
double doors have fanlight over incorporating a lamp, either side
is 15-pane tripartite sash, verandah to ground floor is supported
on four pairs of stone Tuscan columns and up 4 stone steps. First
floor has three French windows with margin panes, balcony with good
wrought iron railings. Deep eaves. Left return has four plate
glass sashes to ground floor and one small 12-pane sash to first
floor. Right return has three plate-glass sashes and one small
12-pane sash to first floor; external stack. Rear of main range
has one 20-pane sash to ground floor and one 16-pane sash to first
floor. Rear service wing has half-glazed doors and 4-pane, 12-pane
or plate glass sashes to ground and first floors.
Interior has fine plaster ceiling margins, room to left of door has
vine decoration and room to right depicts oak leaves and acorns,
the hall has laurel leaves. Fireplace surrounds with paterae.
Cellar. In front of the house are railings with same iron-work as
those on the balcony.
Listing NGR: SU0721944791
Source: English Heritage
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