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Ashfield Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.595 / 52°35'42"N

Longitude: -2.5594 / 2°33'33"W

OS Eastings: 362203

OS Northings: 299839

OS Grid: SO622998

Mapcode National: GBR BS.9NLR

Mapcode Global: WH9DM.N1FD

Entry Name: Ashfield Hall

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254823

Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Much Wenlock

Built-Up Area: Much Wenlock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Much Wenlock with Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

1.
1954 MUCH WENLOCK
HIGH STREET
(North Side)

No 49 (Ashfield Hall)
SO 69 NW (SJ 6200) 6/61 24.10.50.

II* GV


2.
An historic house, consisting of two distinct portions. The left-hand
side is the original C15 structure of coursed stone rubble with stone
dressings, and the right-hand of timber frame and plaster was added late
C16. The left-hand wing has a large plain rourd-headed arch, with blocked
two-light stone mullioned window above. The lower stage of a buttress
remains, the upper storey having been altered to contain a late C15 gabled
dormer with an eight-light mullioned and transomed window. The right-hand
wing has a gabled square bay over two storeys and attic with moulded wood
mullioned and transomed five-light window. The returned side is gabled
and timbered to base. Stack with diagonal brick shafts. Tiles. In the
C17 the house was an inn, reputedly visited by Charles I.

Nos 40 to 45 (consec), Fox Hotel and Nos 47 to 49 (consec) form a group


Listing NGR: SO6220399839

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