MEESON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053697
Date first listed:
26-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
MEESON HALL, HIGH STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of MEESON HALL
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Location

Statutory Address:
MEESON HALL, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Albrighton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 81814 04028

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. Pebble-dash rendered facade with concrete parapet on sandstone and brick plinth masking three red brick gables behind (two to right, one to left, formerly separate houses?), plain tiled roofs. Three storeys; front of four 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 two 'dummy' windows to left and one to right); brick end stacks to gables. Interior has an open string staircase of c.1750-60, three 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 cellar 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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
255116
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04666/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald Watson. Source Historic England Archive
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