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Smethcote Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadnall, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7834 / 52°47'0"N

Longitude: -2.7374 / 2°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 350363

OS Northings: 320903

OS Grid: SJ503209

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.XML8

Mapcode Global: WH8BF.X9NH

Entry Name: Smethcote Manor

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Last Amended: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260043

Location: Hadnall, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hadnall

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hadnall St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(east side)

8/49 Smethcote Manor
28.10.60 (formerly listed
as Smethcote)


Farmhouse. Early and mid-C17 with partial mid-C19 rebuilding. Timber
framed with painted brick nogging on red sandstone plinth, a small
part rebuilt in brick painted to represent framing; slate roofs. Framing:
small square panels (5 from sole plate to wall plate) with long straight
tension brace. Large square panels (3 from sole plate to wall plate)
with short straight corner brace. T-plan; large baffle-entry range
of 2 framed bays with gabled cross wing of 2 framed bays. 2 storeys
and attic. South (garden) front: hall range with large brick ridge
stack off-centre to right, 2 gabled eaves dormers with 2-light small-
paned casements, and rooflight to left. Two pairs of small-paned first-
floor wooden casements to left and C19 three-light segmental-headed
wooden-framed metal casement to right; central ground-floor C19 three-
light wooden casement, small C20 wooden casement to left and C19 three-
light segmental-headed window to right. Boarded door between first
and second windows from right with projecting late C19 brick porch
and outbuilding in front. Right-hand gable end has collar and tie-
beam truss with queen struts and V-struts. Projecting cross wing to
left with integral brick lateral stack to left and collar and tie-
beam truss with queen struts in gable; first-floor C20 three-light
small-paned wooden casement and pair of ground-floor C20 small-paned
French casements. One storey and attic C18 and C19 brick service
wing set back to right. North (entrance) front: 2 dormers. Hall range
with C19 and C20 two- and 3-light small-paned wooden casements; C20
door with early C19 doorcase consisting of pierced panelled pilaster
strips and shaped brackets supporting triangular pediment. Cross wing
with small-paned 2-light attic casements, probably C18 first-floor
horizontal-sliding glazing bar sashes and ground-floor C20 two-light
casement. Sun fire insurance plate above west door of cross wing
(No. 648143). Interior: chamfered ceiling beams, cross-beamed in cross
wing. Large open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Old dog-
leg wooden staircase with rectangular balusters; winder stair to attic.

Listing NGR: SJ5036320903

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