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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: 1053874



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Claverley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 254634

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1. 1954 CLAVERLEY Ludstone Hall SO 79 SE 23/46 SO 89 SW 24/46 29.11.51.


2. Splendid example of a Carolean manor house built by the Whitmore family circa 1607. Surrounded by a moat and well-kept formal gardens. Square on plan; red brick with stone dressings. The principal facade has 3 curvilinear gables, the centre one being recessed and having a round bay carried up 2 storeys with balustraded parapet; stone mullioned and transomed windows, some with old lattice glazing. Attic gable windows have ornamental pediments with swags and side scroll panels. Tiled roof and tall Tudor chimneys with coupled stacks. Interior: Plaster strapwork ceilings, overmantels and panelling largely original or well restored; original staircase. The place was well restored circa 1870. Approached by a short avenue of clipped yews. Reference, Country Life, January 11th, 1952.

Listing NGR: SO7999994483

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 11 January, (1952)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

National Grid Reference: SO 79999 94483


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