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Eaton Mascott Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Berrington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6483 / 52°38'53"N

Longitude: -2.6846 / 2°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 353778

OS Northings: 305838

OS Grid: SJ537058

Mapcode National: GBR BM.67R8

Mapcode Global: WH8C1.QPTL

Entry Name: Eaton Mascott Hall

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259713

Location: Berrington, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Berrington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Berrington with Betton Strange

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

BERRINGTON C.P. EATON MASCOTT
SJ 50 NW
3/59 Eaton Mascott Hall
29.1.52.
GV II

Country house. Late C17, remodelled and extended c. 1734, extended in
the late C18, c. 1840, and in the late C19. Painted red sandstone and
red brick, rendered to south-east; plain tile and slate roofs. Shallow
U-plan with gabled wings; later additions forming irregular L-plan.
2 storeys, and 2 storeys and attic. South-west front: remodelled
c.1734. Plinth, coped parapet; large central full dormer with thermal
window, flanking scrolls,and open triangular pediment; brick ridge
stack off-centre to right and brick stack just behind ridge off-centre
to left. C18 lead downpipes with moulded rainwater heads. 1:3:1
bays; glazing bar sashes with plain architraves and keyed lintels,
tripartite in ground and first floors of wings with triple keystones,
and ground-floor Venetian windows in second and fourth bays with
pilastered surrounds and cornices; central pair of c.1840 half-glazed
doors with margin lights, chamfered rusticated surround with voussoirs
and keystone, and flanking Doric pilasters; probably late C18 porch
with Tuscan columns supporting half-architrave, frieze and cornice, and
with later glazed sides and glazed doors. Right-hand return front of
left-hand wing with 6-pane sash on each floor. Late C19 addition set
back to left with dentil brick eaves cornice, parapeted gable end,
brick ridge stack off-centre to right, first-floor segmental-headed
glazing bar sash, and ground-floor parapeted addition with 16-pane
glazing bar sash to left and small sash to right. South-east front:
2 probably late C18 full-height canted bays to left ; central 3-bay late
C18 addition with cornice and blocking course, hipped roof, integral
brick end stack to left and brick stack behind ridge; 3-bay c.1840
block projecting at right with horned segmental-headed sashes, plat
band,hipped slate roof and 2 brick stacks. Interior: largely late
C19 with doorcases, cross-beamed ceilings with plaster decoration, and
substantial fireplaces; early C18 staircase with turned balusters,
moulded ramped handrail, and square newel posts. Pevsner refers to
a datestone (1734) which was not noted at the time of survey (March
1983). The earliest part of the house appears to be the C17 south-
east wing which was later used as part of the symmetrical early C18
south-west front. V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p.p. 13-27; B.0.E, p. 124.
H.E. Forrest F.L.S., Some Old Shropshire Houses and their Owners, 1924,
p.p. 89-92.

Listing NGR: SJ5377805838

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