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Pool House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ightfield, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9234 / 52°55'24"N

Longitude: -2.5758 / 2°34'32"W

OS Eastings: 361387

OS Northings: 336372

OS Grid: SJ613363

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.MYMX

Mapcode Global: WH9BW.DSP7

Entry Name: Pool House

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260565

Location: Ightfield, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ightfield

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Calverhall (or Corra) Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

IGHTFIELD C.P. MORETONWOOD
SJ 53 NW
6/14 Pool House
-
- II

Shown on O.S. map as Pool Farm.
Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1872, probably by William Eden Nesfield.
Timber framed on red brick plinth, with plastered infill and fishscale
tile-hung gables. Fishscale tile roof, hipped to north-west. Irregular
T-plan. One storey and attic. South-west (entrance) front: chamfered
plinth and coved eaves. Roof with lead rolls and globe finials.
Brick ridge stack at junction of 2 ranges to right and brick ridge stack
to left at rear. Right-hand gabled wing with 2-:3-52-light partly-
leaded wooden mullioned and transomed window, jettied attic with roll-
moulded bressumer and end brackets, attic oriel consisting of 3-light
wooden mullioned and transomed window with hipped roof and coved base
with shaped end brackets, and jettied gable with a series of small bracket
supporting a roll-moulded tie-beam and wall plates with shaped ends.
Lower bressumer dated: "JP & AM / 1872". Left-hand range with small
2-light attic casement beneath eaves to right and ground-floor 3-light
partly-leaded wooden mullioned and transomed window to left. Boarded
door in angle of wing to right with roll-moulded surround and lean-to
timber framed porch consisting of polygonal-arched entrance, chamfered
arched braces with carved spandrels, and carved bracket supporting wall
plate to left. Side benches within. Left-hand gable end: full-height
gabled square bay with 1-: 4- :1-light mullioned and transomed ground-
floor window, slightly jettied attic storey with roll-moulded bressumer
and small brackets, 4-light mullioned and transomed attic window and
shaped brackets supporting wall plates. Right-hand return front: pair
of ground-floor 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed windows and pair
of eaves dormers with 3-light casements and bracketed gables. Rear
with recessed centre. Central boarded door with leaded rectangular
overlight. Right-hand rear wing possibly enlarged in the later C19.
Interior not inspected. Nesfield was the architect of Cloverley Hall
(q.v.) nearby, built 1865-70. This farmhouse (and Pool Cottage and
The Haven in Moreton Say C.P.) is attributed to him on stylistic grounds.
B.o.E., p. 107; Clive Aslet in Country Life, Vol CLXIII (1978) pp. 678-
81 and 766-69.


Listing NGR: SJ6138736372

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