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Decker Hill and Entrance Courtyard to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Shifnal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6844 / 52°41'3"N

Longitude: -2.3691 / 2°22'8"W

OS Eastings: 375145

OS Northings: 309695

OS Grid: SJ751096

Mapcode National: GBR 06M.MVY

Mapcode Global: WH9D4.LS2G

Entry Name: Decker Hill and Entrance Courtyard to East

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255222

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 70 NE SHIFNAL C.P. Eli379
(West side)

6/2 Decker Hill and Entrance
26/5/55 Courtyard to East (formerly
listed as Decker Hall).

- II

House, now Club House. Circa 1810. Stucco with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys;
first floor cill band, deep frieze, deep eaves cornice with paired brackets,
and small ridge stacks off-centre to left and right. Greek Revival style.
2:1:2 bay rhythm; giant order of needed pilaster strips flanking each pair
of outer bays; recessed centre bay with 2 giant unfluted ashlar Ionic columns
in antis. Glazing bar sashes. 3 steps along facade with later flanking
lions; 5 steps to pair of central 3-Panelled doors with reeded architrave,
side lights, and segmental radial fanlight over all. 6 bay left-hand end
elevation with blind boxes to ground floor sashes; right-hand end elevation
with 2 storey bow to left and projecting 2 storey square bay to right with
chamfered panelled corners. Interior: central hall with oval top light,
and 2-flight dog-leg staircase with open string, wrought iron balustrade
with anthemion ornmmnti panelled doors, and moulded cornices and soffits
throughout. 2 storey service block adjoining to West; entrance court to
East consisting of low ashlar walls with urns and square gatepiers with
cornices. Landscaped grounds with temple (qv) and entrance lodges (qv)
now golf course. N. Pevsner, B.0.K. Shropshire, p.246; Burke's and
Savill's Guide to Country Houses, Vol. II. Hereford, Salop and Worcester,
1980, p.86.

Listing NGR: SJ7514509695

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