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MEESON 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: MEESON HALL

List entry Number: 1053697

Location

MEESON HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Albrighton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Sep-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255116

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 80 SW ALBRIGHTON C.P. HIGH STREET (north side) 6/36 Meeson Hall - II

Shown on O.S. map as Meeson House. House. Mid to late C18. Pebbledash rendered facade with concrete parapet on sandstone and brick plinth masking 3 red brick gables behind (2 to right, one to left, formerly separate houses?), plain tiled roofs. 3 storeys; front of 4 bays, entrance in lower extension to north-east with 6 panel door, early c19 pilastered portico, semi-circular fanlight and open pediment, windows all C18 glazing bar sashes with frames flush to wall surface, reduced proportions to top floor (including 2 'dummy' windows to left and one to right); brick end stacks to gables. Interior has an open string staircase of c.1750-60, 3 flights with bow on first landing, turned wooden balusters of vase shape; C18 ventilated wooden cupboards with slatted vents on each floor, oak panelling in right hand front room; sandstone walled cellaeA perhaps suggestive of an earlier house on the site. Rainwater head to lead downpipe on facade with inscription R/R E/ 1733; C18 semi-circular railed enclosure with urn finials in front of house.

Listing NGR: SJ8181404028

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National Grid Reference: SJ 81814 04028

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