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TREE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES TO SOUTH WEST OF PITCHFORD HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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

List entry Number: 1052164

Location

TREE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES TO SOUTH WEST OF PITCHFORD HALL

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pitchford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361552

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 52725 04118

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