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Weir House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bucknell, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3604 / 52°21'37"N

Longitude: -2.9497 / 2°56'58"W

OS Eastings: 335421

OS Northings: 274022

OS Grid: SO354740

Mapcode National: GBR B8.SGGC

Mapcode Global: VH76J.TXGV

Entry Name: Weir House

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257542

Location: Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bucknell

Built-Up Area: Bucknell

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bucknell

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 37 SE
side), Bucknell
12/38 Weir House

House. Early C19 incorporating parts of an earlier building; later additions
and alterations. Pebbledashed limestone rubble; steep-pitched hipped slate
roof with deep eaves to main range and hipped plain tile roof to earlier
rear range. Earliest part is range at right-angles to rear on right (probably
C17); main range of 3 bays with late C19 addition slightly set back to left.
2 storeys and attic; 3 windows, 16-paned glazing bar sashes with mid-C20
canted bay sash window to lower right. Two mid-C20 flat-roofed rectangular
dormers in roof slope to left and right. Central entrance; C20 half-glazed
double doors with early C19 wreathed and radiating fanlight under open round-
arched timber porch with fluted Doric columns. Red brick stacks to back
wall to left and right. Right wall has cross-window on each floor, upper
with C19 leaded lights and lower with C20 leaded lights. Range at right-
angles to rear has gabled eaves dormer to left and small gabled dormer in
roof slope to right; two C19 casements to centre on ground floor and small
C20 window to right. Interior. Framed newel staircase (probably late
C18) has turned balusters, 3 to each tread, open string and carved pendants.
6-panel doors throughout and several Adam-style marble fireplaces, that in
right ground-floor of main range with earlier cast-iron fireback superscribed
"17 SC 07". This room also has round-arched alcove (bookcase) to left of
fireplace with carved scallop shell decoration to top. Boxed-in spine
beams to earlier range to rear. C19 and mid-C20 flat-roofed additions in
angle to rear are not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SO3542174022

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