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Latitude: 52.5551 / 52°33'18"N
Longitude: -2.487 / 2°29'13"W
OS Eastings: 367076
OS Northings: 295366
OS Grid: SO670953
Mapcode National: GBR BW.D2FT
Mapcode Global: VH83G.V12K
Entry Name: Aldenham Park
Listing Date: 29 November 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188890
English Heritage Legacy ID: 254751
Location: Morville, Shropshire, WV16
Civil Parish: Morville
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Morville
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 69 NE 14/30 29.11.51.
Classical late C17 mansion with earlier core, at the end of long avenue.
Ashlar; 2 storeys; 4 + 3 + 4 facade; large plate windows; centre, altered
in C19, has round headed windows and raised parapet, possibly a portico
having been removed; slate roof; attractive pedimented porch surmoumted
by rampant lions. Incorporates an earlier Queen Anne house; side elevation
of rough stonework; 2 hipped gables with heavy modillioned eaves; mullioned
and transomed lattice casements. Originally the seat of the Acton family
of whom the 1st Lord Acton (1854-1902) the historian and naturalist, who
also lived here, was one of the most distinguished.
Listing NGR: SO6707695366
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