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PREESGWEENE 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: PREESGWEENE HALL

List entry Number: 1054211

Location

PREESGWEENE HALL, STATION ROAD

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston Rhyn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255823

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WESTON RHYN C.P. STATION ROAD, Preesgwyn SJ 23 NE (north side) 1/109 Preesgweene Hall GV II Shown on O.S. map as Preesgwyn House. House. Mid-C17, remodelled 1834 (date on rainwater head) with later additions and alterations. Roughcast brick on rendered rubblestone plinth, probably partly concealing timber frame; slate roof concealed by coped parapet with pointed corner finials to front. 3-bay main range with 2-bay range at right-angles to rear on right. Eaves raised to front of main range. 3 storeys. 3 windows, 4-paned sashes to first and second floors (to left and right only on second floor) with shaped plastered lintels, those to first floor having carvings of human heads and leaf decoration to centre. Shallow hip-roofed verandah to ground floor continued to left gable end, over late C19 French windows to left and right. Central entrance has open stone Roman Doric pedimented porch with metopes and triglyphs slightly projecting from verandah. Late C19 half-glazed door has earlier C19 wreathed and radiating fanlight with beading and fluted corner spandrels. Stepped external end stack to left and integral end stack to right. Floor band to left rear range cut by segmental-headed opening with 3-light wooden mullion window; integral end stack to rear of range. Integral lateral stack to C19 rear addition. Interior. Chamfered beams, some boxed in, to ground- floor rooms. Infilled doorway to rear of central passage has fanlight similar to that in front door but without beading. Reused Jacobean panelling below. Dog-leg staircase to left of passage rises to second floor. Elabor- ately carved with unusually shaped splat balusters [similar to those at Fron Farmhouse (q.v.)] and carved decoration to newel-posts, closed string and moulded handrail. Probably later turned balusters rising from newel-posts to support flights above; other newel-posts have urn finials (probably C19), some now removed. C18 panelled doors and C19 fireplaces with decorative cast-iron grates throghout; wide boarded oak floor boards to first-floor rooms. Double-purlin roof with parts of collar and tie beam trusses exposed to second floor of main range.

Listing NGR: SJ2913436122

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National Grid Reference: SJ 29134 36122

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