Plas Warren / Plas Warren Hall

16 Mar 2003
Plas Warren, Ellesmere Rural, North Shropshire, Shropshire
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Plas Warren Hall, Ellesmere Rural, North Shropshire, Shropshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. PLAS WARREN SJ 33 NW 3/149 Plas Warren Hall - (formerly listed as Plas Warren) 27.5.53 GV II Manor house, now farmhouse. Late C17 or early C18 incorporating earlier building; later additions and alterations. Red brick on sandstone plinth encapsulating timber frame, partly exposed to rear; slate roofs. Basic H-plan comprising long hall range of central baffle-entry type with gabled cross-wings, that to left having twin- gabled range to right on rear; mid-C19 additions to rear of left cross- wing. 2 storeys and formerly gable-lit attics with floor bands, toothed to first floor, plain corner piers to cross-wings and moulded stone eaves cornice carried up as coped verges to gables of cross-wings. 2:3:2 windows, segmental-headed C19 cross windows, blind to centre on first floor.

Blind roundels to gables of cross-wings. Central C20 gabled red brick porch with contemporary glazed door. Central red brick ridge stack and prominent external lateral stacks to cross-wings, left with stone quoins.

Right cross-wing has prominent stepped external end stack to rear with dentilled band to top of base and raised lozenge-shaped pattern below; 3 attached and rebated shafts with projecting strips to sides. Timber frame (rectangular panels with short straight brace) visible to left side of cross-wing to rear, leaded casement on first floor. Catslide outshut to hall range between it and twin-gabled range. Coped verges on carved stone kneelers to rear gable of right cross-wing and also to twin-gabled range. Mid-C19 service range and stables attached to read of left cross- wing. Interior. Timber framed cross walls: wall posts visible but remainder covered at time of resurvey (March 1987). Wide dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail. Ridge stack has inglenook fireplace with segmental chamfered wooden lintel to ground floor to right and C19 Jacobean-style overmantel to left. Some C17 panelling and several panelled doors with H- and L-hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ3382438873


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2188 IOE Records taken by Les White; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Les White. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: White, Les

Rights Holder: White, Les


Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Stone, Timber, Stuart Manor House, Georgian Domestic, House, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, Service Wing, Farmhouse, Agricultural Dwelling, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Building, Unassigned