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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
361552
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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Date: 03 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08943/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive
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