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Aldenham Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Morville, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254751

Location: Morville, Shropshire, WV16

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Morville

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Morville

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

Aldenham Park
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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