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Rorrington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5997 / 52°35'58"N

Longitude: -3.0374 / 3°2'14"W

OS Eastings: 329832

OS Northings: 300714

OS Grid: SJ298007

Mapcode National: GBR B4.9BVY

Mapcode Global: WH8C2.9XVD

Entry Name: Rorrington Hall

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257399

Location: Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Chirbury with Brompton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Chirbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 20 SE

4/74 Rorrington Hall

Farmhouse. Late C15 core, remodelled c.1600, altered and extended
mid-C18 and C19. Timber framed with plaster infill; red brick additions
largely painted black and white in imitation of timber frame; slate
roofs. Complex plan consisting of truncated main range with parallel
gabled range to west; east side has 3 gables with plain bargeboards
and pointed finials, right taking form of a projecting cross-wing and
left probably formerly a 2-storey porch; C19 gabled additions to rear.
2 storeys and attics. Framing: close-set vertical posts with middle
rails and long straight tension braces, V-struts from collars to front
gables (cusped to cross-wing); north gable end of parallel range to
rear, probably formerly jettied,has twisted corner colonnettes and quatrefoil
decoration to first-floor middle rail, the latter motif repeated on
the middle rail to back wall of main range; C20 framing to present
porch and ground floor of cross-wing; left gable ends clad or rebuilt
in C18 red brick with raised verges. Late C19 casement fenestration,
one on each floor to left gable, 2 on first floor to centre with one
above to attic; cross-wing has one window to each floor, that to ground
floor on far left; 2 windows to C19 single-storey lean-to in space
between left and right gables; present entrance through C19 panelled
door in porch; central red brick ridge stack to main range with dentilled
band and moulded capping, similar external end stack to left. Interior:
inspection not possible at time of resurvey (October 1985) but noted
as having chamfered ceiling beams and heavy joists to main ground-
floor rooms; Victorian panelling to right ground-floor room of main
range, pine staircase and several C20 fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SJ2983200714

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