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Yorton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Myddle and Broughton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7962 / 52°47'46"N

Longitude: -2.7502 / 2°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 349511

OS Northings: 322336

OS Grid: SJ495223

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.WY74

Mapcode Global: WH8B7.QZK7

Entry Name: Yorton House

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Last Amended: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259994

Location: Myddle and Broughton, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Myddle, Broughton and Harmer H

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: BroughtonSt Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


8/1 Yorton House
28.10.60 (formerly listed
as Yorton Villa)

- II

Shown on O.S. map as Yorton Villa.
Farmhouse, now house. Late C18, remodelled and extended c.1830. Stuccoed
to front (lined as ashlar) over red brick; hipped slate roof, 2-span
to rear. 2 and 3 storeys. Plinth, plat band at first-floor cill level,
and dentil brick eaves cornice; pairs of integral rendered brick end
stacks (left-hand at rear now demolished). 3 bays; glazing bar sashes,
round-arched ground-floor windows with louvred shutters. Pair of central
doors with 3 raised and fielded panels each, reeded architrave, segmental
fanlight and surround with reeded pilaster strips, moulded imposts,
and reeded archivolt with key; flight of 9 stone steps (some replaced
with concrete in mid-C20) with low curving flanking walls and square
end piers with globe finials. Circa 1830 two-bay addition set back
to left with painted dressed sandstone plinth, plat band at first-
floor cill level, dentil brick eaves cornice and 16-pane glazing bar
sashes. Right-hand return front (of main block) with central ground-
and first-floor round-arched windows (axial to central corridor).
Rear of main block: 3 storeys. Segmental-headed glazing bar sashes,
horizontal sliding to second floor. Interior not inspected. The owner
(December 1985) suggests that the main entrance was formerly to the
north-east (now a round-arched window) and was moved to its present
position c.1830.

Listing NGR: SJ4951122336

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

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