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The Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6636 / 52°39'48"N

Longitude: -2.3018 / 2°18'6"W

OS Eastings: 379687

OS Northings: 307357

OS Grid: SJ796073

Mapcode National: GBR 06X.T2K

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.M94W

Entry Name: The Red House

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255322

Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Tong

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. NEWPORT ROAD
(East side)

6/34 The Red House.
26/5/55

GV II

House. Dated 1766 on brick to front. Red brick with old tile roof.
L-plan. 3 storeys with 2 storey wing to rear. Moulded stone plinth,
giant order of end pilaster strips, moulded wooden eaves cornice, stone
coped parapet gable end, end stacks and stack to rear. 3 bays; windows
with C19 wooden mullioned and transomed casements, bracketed cills,
gauged heads, and projecting keystones. Central 6-panelled door with
top 4 panels glazed, doorcase with moulded architrave, frieze and
cornice, and C19 wrought iron lattice porch with tented hood. 2 storey
outbuilding set back to right of red brick with tile roof; plinth, eaves
band, dentilled brick eaves cornice, and parapeted gable end. Two C20
casements with segmental relieving arches flanking central blocked
segmental arched doorway. RP/AP/MP inscribed on bricks to front.
Interior: C18 two-flight dog-leg staircase with open string, turned
balusters, and inlaid moulded ramped handrail. N. Pevsner, B.O.E.
Shropshire, p.304.


Listing NGR: SJ7969207360

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