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Fernhill Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8856 / 52°53'8"N

Longitude: -3.0106 / 3°0'38"W

OS Eastings: 332095

OS Northings: 332495

OS Grid: SJ320324

Mapcode National: GBR 75.Q75T

Mapcode Global: WH89Q.QQLP

Entry Name: Fernhill Hall

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255826

Location: Whittington, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whittington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whittington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITTINGTON C.P. A.5 (north-east side)
SJ 33 SW
5/112 Fernhill Hall
Small country house. Circa 1820-30 with later additions and alterations.Sandstone
ashlar; hipped slate roof with central open well and 2 ashlar ridge stacks to
left and right of centre. 2 storeys. 1:1:1 bays, central section forming
slightly projecting pedimented break; glazing bar sashes (15-paned and extending
to ground on ground floor) with plain wedge lintels. Central entrance; contemp-
orary half-glazed door under plain tetrastyle Tuscan portico with simple entablature.
Left return: 1:3:1 bays, central section forming full-height canted bay, formerly
surmounted by balustrade, remains of which survive in garden to south-west;
glazing bar sashes,those to ground floor tripartite with pedimented heads and extending
to ground to outer bays and with shaped wooden window canopies to canted bay, which
has contemporary French window to centre. 4 glazing bar sashes on each floor
to rear. Small hip-roofed brick service building, attached to right corner
of entrance front, has 2 glazing bar sashes to front. Interior. Open-well
staircase to rear right corner of entrance hall top - lit by lantern; moulded
wreathed handrail and decorated cast-iron balusters continued as balustrade
to first floor, with plaster frieze below. Rooms to left and right of entrance
hall have decorated plaster friezes and moulded cornices. Marble fireplace
to ground-floor room of canted bay and marble fireplaces, some with cast-iron
grates, to several first-floor rooms, which also have moulded plaster cornices.
Panelled doors and window shutters throughout. Back staircase of dog-leg type
with turned newel-posts and stick balusters. Service buildings, formerly attached
to right return, are said to have been demolished in 1930s.

Listing NGR: SJ3209532495

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