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Wootton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8451 / 52°50'42"N

Longitude: -2.9792 / 2°58'45"W

OS Eastings: 334146

OS Northings: 327960

OS Grid: SJ341279

Mapcode National: GBR 76.SW97

Mapcode Global: WH89Y.6RL7

Entry Name: Wootton Castle

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255702

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: West Felton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


- Wootton Castle


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with considerable later additions and
alterations. Timber frame, uncoursed sandstone rubble and brick, now
largely roughcast, slate roofs. Hall range of 2 unequal framed bays
aligned east-west with 2-bay cross-wing added at right-angles to south;
this in turn extended to south by single-bay addition c.1900. One
storey and attic; late C20 casements to front gable of hall range and 2
contemporary gabled eaves dormers to right, left with half-glazed door
beneath and right with late C20 casement below, position of former
gabled entrance porch between with late C20 fixed-light casement inserted;
small internal end stack to right and reduced and re-built axial ridge
stack to hall range behind. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams to main
ground-floor rooms and massive stone stack with re-built inglenook
fireplaces to hall range; central truss of Queen-strut type exposed
upstairs in hall range and former end wall of cross-wing displays
close studding with middle rail; much of the remaining timber frame
plastered over at time of re-survey (August 1985).

Listing NGR: SJ3414627960

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