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Haughton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shifnal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6724 / 52°40'20"N

Longitude: -2.3838 / 2°23'1"W

OS Eastings: 374146

OS Northings: 308371

OS Grid: SJ741083

Mapcode National: GBR 06S.J4P

Mapcode Global: WH9DB.C332

Entry Name: Haughton Hall

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255253

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Built-Up Area: 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

(West side)

5/3 Haughton Hall.


House, now School. Dated 1718 with early C19 and C20 alterations and
additions. Red brick with early C19 stucco facing, and 2-span slate
roof. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Entrance fronts moulded plinth,
moulded cill strings, moulded plaster cornice, panelled parapet with
moulded stone coping, shaped parapeted gable ends with moulded stone
coping, and central round-arched dormer with glazing bar sash and lugged
architrave; 2 pairs of end stacks with stone quoins, and clustered
square shafts with stone cornices, central ridge stack with 3 aware shafts.
7 bays; glazing bar sashes with flush boxes, those on ground floor with
keystones; central first floor window with moulded lugged architrave,
keystone, flanking scrolls, and half-H apron. 8 steps with low walls
to central round-arched 6-panelled door with plain architrave, extended
keystone, and panelled spandrels; doorcase consisting of 2 three-quarter
Ionic columns supporting entablature with pulvinated frieze and triangular
pediment. Circa 1820-30 projecting wings, that to left of 2 storeys and
5 bays with glazing bar sashes; aid C20 addition projecting to right.
Garden fronts raised quoins, plinth, string course, cornice, parapet
with central plaque inscribed A.S.H. and 2 central round-arched
dormers with lugged architraves. Glazing bar sashes with lugged
architraves. Early C19 wings: 2 storeys; cornice, blocking course, and
hipped slate roofs. 2 bays; glazing bar sashes; outer bays projecting
with recessed ground floor segmental headed tripartite sashes; inner
bays with ground floor loggias consisting of 2 Greek Doric columns
supporting entablature. Interior: Entrance Hall; 3-flight square well
staircase with open string, 3 twisted balusters to each tread Doric
column-newels, moulded ramped handrail, inlay in half-landings, and
raised and fielded panelled wainscot. Raised and fielded panelled doors
throughout. N. Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.246.

Listing NGR: SJ7414608370

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