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White Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8728 / 52°52'22"N

Longitude: -3.0097 / 3°0'34"W

OS Eastings: 332135

OS Northings: 331070

OS Grid: SJ321310

Mapcode National: GBR 75.R1DD

Mapcode Global: WH89X.R10Y

Entry Name: White Gables

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255856

Location: Whittington, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whittington

Built-Up Area: Whittington (Shropshire)

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. STATION ROAD (south side)
SJ 3231-3331
11/140 White Gables
GV
II
Shown on O.S. map as Station (Disused).
Railway station, now disused. Circa 1848 with later additions and alterations.
Stuccoed stone or brick on moulded ashlar plinth; slate roof with cusped barge-
boards, pointed finials and pendants. Tudor Gothic style. One storey and attic
with 2 storeys to centre gable and under separate lower roof pitch to right of
gable. Cast-iron mullioned and transomed windows with latticed lights in
moulded stone surrounds, 2 to left of left entrance with one above to gabled
half-dormer; similar window of 3 lights to right of roughly central projecting
gable, which has paired mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor and
oriel window with turned wooden balusters to corners to first floor. 4-light
mullioned and transomed window in projecting bay with twisted balusters to
corners to ground floor of right gable end. Gabled porch to right has round-
headed arch with Gothic tracery to spandrels and corner posts carved like C17
newel-posts; round-arched blind arcading with splat balusters to sides and
planted herringbone decoration to gable. Moulded stone door surround and C20
nail-studded plank door. Left entrance has similar door surround with C20
glazed door. Central purple engineering brick ridge stack with cruciform shaft
and ashlar capping to top of base; similar stack to left, formerly with twin
diamond-shaped shafts but only one now remaining. Late C19 single-storey
addition to left. Peter E. Baughan, A Regional History of the Railways of Great
Britain, Vol XI. North and mid Wales (1980), p.39.


Listing NGR: SJ3213531070

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