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Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North of Byre with Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255331

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. OFFOXEY ROAD, Tong Norton
(South side)

6/15 Wall approximately 10 metres
- to North of Byre with
Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm.

GV II

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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