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Latitude: 52.6546 / 52°39'16"N
Longitude: -2.3844 / 2°23'3"W
OS Eastings: 374091
OS Northings: 306387
OS Grid: SJ740063
Mapcode National: GBR 06Z.HZL
Mapcode Global: WH9DB.BJSS
Entry Name: Gazebo, Terrace Retaining Walls, and Steps, Approximately 30 Metres to South and 30 Metres to West of the Manor House
Listing Date: 29 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367633
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255231
Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11
Civil Parish: Shifnal
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 70 NW SHIFNAL C.P. B4379
5/12 Gazebo, Terrace Retaining
- Walls, and Steps, approximately
30 metres to South and 30
metres to West of The Manor
Gazebo, terrace retaining walls ,and steps. Mid to late C16 with some C20
re-building. U-plan, approximately 25 x 35 metres with walls to East, West,
and South, rectangular projection to West, and gazebo projecting centrally
to South. Walls: squared and coursed sandstone retaining walls; red brick
parapet (English bond) ramped up to gazebo, re-built to East and West.
Gateway to West with flanking ramped parapet, stone jambs, and wrought iron
gate, leading to dog-leg staircase with solid brick parapet and moulded stone
coping. Rectangular terrace projection to West; 2 large stone buttresses
with 5 chamfered set backs. C19 door to South with stone jambs and depressed-
arched lintel, and C19 red brick and old tile outbuilding above. Gazebo:
sandstone ashlar, red brick (English bond) with ashlar dressings, and old
tile ogee roof with lead finial. Octagonal plan. 2 storeys. 3 first floor
chamfered 2-light mullioned windows in South, South-West, and South-East faces,
with later inserted glazing bar sashes; ground floor chamfered square window
to South. First floor boarded door from terrace to North with segmental head,
and carved shield and narrow slit opening above; ground floor boarded door to
West. Interior: panelled walls with cornice, top panels quarted; fireplace.
These are the earliest surviving structures at the side of the former Shifnal
Manor, (qv) The Manor House.
Listing NGR: SJ7409106387
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