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Newnham Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6841 / 52°41'2"N

Longitude: -2.8718 / 2°52'18"W

OS Eastings: 341163

OS Northings: 309960

OS Grid: SJ411099

Mapcode National: GBR BC.3X8W

Mapcode Global: WH8BR.VSNN

Entry Name: Newnham Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259446

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 40 NW PONTESBURY C.P. -

4/144 Newnham Hall
- Farmhouse (formerly
listed as Newnham)
29.1.52
GV II

Farmhouse. 1723, for John Nicholls, re-modelled and eaves raised early
C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick with stuccoed
front, coped verges on kneelers, slate roofs and end stacks. Original
house L-shaped with a mid-C19 addition in angle to rear. 3 storeys;
brick storey bands (c.1723) at first and second floor levels to left and
right-hand returns and dentilled eaves cornices (early to mid-C19) to
short range of L and to mid-C19 addition. 5-bay front; glazing bar
sashes and central porch with 2 pairs of Tuscan columns over half-glazed
door with rectangular overlight; stuccoed imitation quoins. Twin
blocked oval-shaped openings to original gables (former attic windows)
and late C19 canted bay window to left-hand return; datestone N
above second storey floor band to right-hand return. Late C19 J M
lean-to against right-hand gable end with mid-C20 flat-roofed 1723
extension in front, also to right. Interior: chamfered beams in
cellars probably re-used from earlier house on site. V.C.H. VIII
(1968), p.260.


Listing NGR: SJ4116309960

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