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WOODHILL

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: WOODHILL

List entry Number: 1054242

Location

WOODHILL

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255695

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 22 NE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. WOODHILL

5/217 Woodhill -

GV II

Small country house. Early and mid-C18, extended late C19. Red brick, slate hipped roofs with triglyph frieze and moulded eaves cornice, ridge and end stacks. Rectangular main block with C19 square projection to north-east corner; late C19 and C20 service ranges to rear. 2 and 3 storeys with attics; asymmetrical 8-bay east front, 3 tiers of glazing bar sashes to right-hand 4 bays and 2 tiers of larger sash windows to left, all with gauged heads; entrance in fourth bay from right, 6-panel double doors with decorative radial fanlight under moulded entablature supported by 4 decorated console brackets; 3-bay projecting range to right has glazing bar sashes with horns and hip-roofed dormer in roof slope. Interior: C18 dog-leg wooden staircase with elegant turned, decorated balusters and moulded handrail rides to attic; ground-floor rooms have carved wooden cornices and decorative plasterwork to ceilings, a noticeable feature being the much greater height of the rooms on the left side of the house; also several wooden fireplaces with carved dense foliage decoration. There is said to have formerly been a portico over the main entrance door.

Listing NGR: SJ2694926549

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National Grid Reference: SJ 26949 26549

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