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Lydham Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydham, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5034 / 52°30'12"N

Longitude: -2.9882 / 2°59'17"W

OS Eastings: 333017

OS Northings: 289954

OS Grid: SO330899

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HBZP

Mapcode Global: VH75Y.5B3R

Entry Name: Lydham Manor

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257057

Location: Lydham, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lydham

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 38 NW LYDHAM C.P. A488 (west side)

5/143 Lydham Manor


Stable block, now house. Circa 1814-16, probably by John Hiram Haycock
of Shrewsbury for the Rev. Herbert Oakley. Coursed limestone rubble with
ashlar dressings, partially rendered to rear, and hipped slate roof. U-plan
with wall enclosing courtyard to rear. 2 storeys. Deep eaves and 5 stacks.
9 bays on first floor; slightly projecting end bays with triangular pedimented
gables, slightly projecting centre bay with cornice, solid attic with clock
and coping, and wooden cupola with louvred round-arched openings, tented
lead cap, and weathervane. First floor early C19 wooden mullioned and transomed
windows, ground floor glazing bar sashes taken from former Lydham Manor,
now demolished. Large central blocked round-arched carriageway with impost
bands, central door from former house with 6 raised and fielded panels;
sandstone ashlar porch from former house with 2 Corinthian columns, frieze and
cornice, and radial fanlight above. Lydham Manor was formerly known as
Oakeley Park or House; the wings and pavilions of the old house were demolished
in the 1930's and the rest of the house in the 1960's, when the name was trans-
ferred to the stable block. Howard Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British
Architects 1600-1840, John Murray, 1978, P.408; Peter Reid, Burke's and
Savills Guide to Country Houses, Hereford, Salop, Warwicks Worcs 19 0, P.100;
Salop Records Office, 1079/13.

Listing NGR: SO3352290695

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