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STONE CIRCLE AT NGR SJ 2804 3635

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: STONE CIRCLE AT NGR SJ 2804 3635

List entry Number: 1054212

Location

STONE CIRCLE AT NGR SJ 2804 3635

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: 255825

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WESTON RHYN C.P. TEMPLE WOOD SJ 23 NE SJ 2804 3635 1/111 Stone Circle at N.G.R. SJ 2804 3635 II Shown on O.S. map as Temple. Sham stone circle. Circa 1850-60 for the owner of The Quinta. Limestone. Similar in plan to Stonehenge with outer circle of orthostats, surmounted by continuous curving lintel, comprising linked capstones, several of which have now fallen, enclosing an inner U-shaped arrangement of trilithons, some paired. Many of the uprights have drill-holes and the lintels are fixed by means of iron ties. The stone circle is partially ruinuous but this may well have been the original intention. The Quinta, a house of c.1850- 60, is not included in this list. B.o.E. p. 312; Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes (1974) pp. 245, 381.

Listing NGR: SJ2804036350

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jones, B, Follies and Grottoes, (1974), 245 381
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 312

National Grid Reference: SJ 28040 36350

Map

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