TREE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES TO SOUTH WEST OF PITCHFORD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052164

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1986

Statutory Address: TREE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES TO SOUTH WEST OF PITCHFORD HALL

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Location

Statutory Address: TREE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES TO SOUTH WEST OF PITCHFORD HALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Pitchford

National Grid Reference: SJ 52725 04118

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

PITCHFORD C.P. PITCHFORD SJ 5204 - 5304 SJ 52725 04117 12/143 Tree house approx. 100 metres to south- west of Pitchford 4.77 Hall (formerly listed as Tree House at Pitchford Hall) GV I

Tree house. Late C17, remodelled in mid-C18, and restored in mid-to late C20. Timber framed with rendered infil panels; pyramidal plain tile roof with finials. Small cubic single cell structure in the branches of an old lime tree; C18 remodelling in a Gothick style. Framing: tall rectangular panels and long straight tension braces; corner posts with shaped pendants. 2-light ogee-headed wooden casements to north, west and south, and ogee-headed half-glazed door to east. C20 dog-leg wooden staircase from north. Interior with C18 plasterwork, moulded dado rail, moulded architraves with brackets, clustered corner shafts with stiff-leaf capitals; coved frieze with lozenge and quatrefoil motifs and arcaded coving above; ceiling has central female mask with extending rays set within a circular panel. There are some late C20 supports to the tree house and tree. Mid-C20 photographs show the tree house stuccoed with rusticated quoins, probably dating from the mid-C18 remodelling, and contemporary with the openings and interior decoration.



Listing NGR: SJ5272504117

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 361552

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

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