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Aston Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shifnal, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6696 / 52°40'10"N

Longitude: -2.3622 / 2°21'43"W

OS Eastings: 375603

OS Northings: 308046

OS Grid: SJ756080

Mapcode National: GBR 06T.PKS

Mapcode Global: WH9DB.P5B8

Entry Name: Aston Hall

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255215

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 70 NE SHIFNAL C.P. ASTON STREET
(North-East end)

6/7 Aston Hall

26/5/55

GV II*

House. Circa 1720, top floor probably added and whole re-faced in early
C19, with further late C19 alterations. Pebbledashed with stucceed and
painted stone dressings, and 2-span slate roof. 3 storeys. Plinth,
raised quoins, moulded wooden eaves cornice, blocking course, and 4 ridge
stacks. 7 bays; glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves, these on
ground floor extending to floor level. Large central door with 8 raised
and fielded panels; porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters supporting
half-architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. One storey addition
to left with large glazing bar sash to right and C20 casements to left.
East front: 3 bays; second floor and 2 outer ground floor windows with
keystones, triple in centre on second floor. Ground floor sashes extending
to floor level, that in centre with moulded architrave. Rear: 7 bays;
first floor arched staircase windows in third and fourth bays from right.
Ground floor and 2 first floor sashes to right are slightly segmental
headed; early C19 ground floor canted bay window in second bay from
left. Door in fourth bay from left with 6 raised and fielded panels, and
plain architrave. Interior: entrance hall with circa 1720 flagged floor,
raised and fielded panelled walls, cornice, bolection moulded fireplace, and
arched doors to North; ground floor front room to left with mid C19 cornice,
ceiling rose, and fireplace; ground floor front room to right with mid C19
cornice; ground floor room to right at rear with mid C19 cornice and ceiling
rose. Staircase Hall: circa 1720 three-flight square well staircase with
landings, turned balusters, moulded ramped handrail, fluted Doric column
bottom newel, and dado panelling; arched entrance to drawing room with two
3-panelled doors with architrave, imposts, keystone, and early C19 radial
tympanum.


Listing NGR: SJ7560308046

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