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Kenley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6024 / 52°36'8"N

Longitude: -2.6461 / 2°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 356338

OS Northings: 300708

OS Grid: SJ563007

Mapcode National: GBR BN.958F

Mapcode Global: WH9DD.BV69

Entry Name: Kenley Hall

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258852

Location: Kenley, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Kenley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Kenley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SE
4/69 Kenley Hall

Manor house, now farmhouse. Circa 1639 for William Carter, with later
additions and alterations. Roughly coursed gritstone rubble with red
sandstone dressings, machine tile roof. 2 storeys over semi-basement
kitchen, attics; 3-bay front; 2- 3- and 4-light double-chamfered
mullion windows; gabled dormer in roof slope to centre; tall late
C19 gabled red brick porch with lateral steps to left between second and
third bays from left gives access to semi-basement kitchen and principal
floor; prominent integral stack to centre of back wall, formerly with
3 octagonal brick shafts, now has 3 late C19 rebated red brick shafts,
subsidiary integral red brick end stack behind ridge to left; gables
re-built in late C19 red brick. 2-storey kitchen range at right-angles
to rear added c. 1913. Interior: timber framed cross-walls. (square
panels) to principal and first floors, chamfered ceiling beams throughout
with bar stops; fireplace in main room on principal floor has wooden
lintel with inscription "William Carter 1639" carved on it, moulded
wooden overmantel; also in this room some contemporary oak panelling
with inset cupboards (butterfly hinges) and fleur-de-lys pointed strap
hinges (dated 1639) from former doors; C19 open-well staircase probably
in position of original staircase; 3-bay roof also reconstructed in
late C19 but retains original double purlins and straight windbraces.
V.C.H. VIII (1968) pp.94-5.

Listing NGR: SJ5633800708

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