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Stable Block Approximately 20 Metres to North East of Ruckley Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6572 / 52°39'25"N

Longitude: -2.3267 / 2°19'35"W

OS Eastings: 378000

OS Northings: 306657

OS Grid: SJ780066

Mapcode National: GBR 072.DLP

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.7GBS

Entry Name: Stable Block Approximately 20 Metres to North East of Ruckley Grange

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255297

Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Tong

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. NEACHLEY LANE, Ruckley
(West side).

6/46 Stable Block approximately
- 20 metres to North-East of
Ruckley Grange.

GV II

Stable Block. Circa 1904, by Sir Ernest George and Yates. Roughcast
with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs. Rectangular courtyard plan
with North tower and entrance at North-West corner; free Neo-Elizabethan
style. 1 storey to North and East and 2 storeys to South and West.
Parapeted gable ends and 3 roughcast stacks with cornices. Wooden mullioned
and transomed leaded casements. South range: 5 bays. Central entrance
with large unmoulded keyed round arch, gabled loft above with boarded door,
roof swept down on brackets to right, and central cupola with tile hung
base, clock to front, 2-light belfry openings and ogee tile cap with
weathervane. Tower: 3 storeys, bracketed cornice, and coped stepped
battlemented parapet. Square plan, slightly tapering. Second floor with
3 slit openings on each face; first floor with circular keyed openings to
North and West, and boarded loft door to South; ground floor 2-light leaded
casements. Courtyard entrance with 2 ogee capped gatepiers and 2 boarded
gates with ramped top rail. This building displays many features influenced
by the Arts and Crafts Movement. N. Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.237.


Listing NGR: SJ7800006657

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