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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.


List entry Number: 1053649



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sheriffhales

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255205

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4/13 Sheriffhales Manor.



House. Late C16, C17, and heavily restored circa 1952. Timber framed with much planted tuber and rendered infill panels, decorated with concave lozenges and balusters in porch and cross wing. C2O tile roofs with partial catslide over outshut to rear. Irregular cruciform plan with 4 framed bays to left, projecting 4 framed bay gabled cross wing off-centre to right, 3 framed bays to right, and 2 storey gabled porch off-centre to left. 2 storeys and garret with 2 storey and attic cross wing. Porch and cross wing with jettied first floors, plain barge boards with pierced finials, central ridge stack, ridge stack on cross wing off-centre to right, and large stone stack to right at rear with 3 square brick shafts. Irregular 1:1:1:1:3 window front. C20 leaded mullioned and transomed and cross windows. C17 four-centred nailed door in porch off-centre to left with 4 arched panels, 2 square panels beneath with raised lozenges, and guilloche enriched architrave; C20 French casements off-centre to right. Interior: restored 3-flight C17 square well staircase with square newels, bulbous finials, arcaded balustrade and moulded handrail; 2 fireplace overmantels of 3 bays with arched panels, one with tapered Ionic pilasters; such re- ordered panelling; queen strut roof trusses. The Rev. John Woodhouse, Puritan Divine, kept on Academy or Provincial University here, c 1675-1696.

Listing NGR: SJ7565712094

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National Grid Reference: SJ 75657 12094


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