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Latitude: 52.6706 / 52°40'14"N
Longitude: -2.3064 / 2°18'22"W
OS Eastings: 379378
OS Northings: 308141
OS Grid: SJ793081
Mapcode National: GBR 06W.KPS
Mapcode Global: WH9DC.J4YH
Entry Name: Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North of Byre with Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm
Listing Date: 29 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367652
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255331
Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11
Civil Parish: Tong
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. OFFOXEY ROAD, Tong Norton
6/15 Wall approximately 10 metres
- to North of Byre with
Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm.
Wall. Late C18 or early C19. Squared and coursed sandstone. Approximately
50 metres long and 1.5 metres high, curving round to farm entrance at West.
Chamfered coping and square intermediate and end piers with pyramidal coping.
6 bays with second and fifth recessed; first, third, fourth and sixth bays
with recessed Latin crosses flanked by recessed Maltese crosses. The wall
has many similarities with structures in the area connected with the Durants
of Tong Castle (qv. North gates and gate piers, Convent Lodge, Wall with
pulpit to East of Convent Lodge). G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boscobel,
1894 pp. 154-61; D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe, Maine Research
Publications, 1980. Ch. 3.
Listing NGR: SJ7937808141
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