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Statutory Address:

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Oswestry Rural
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34146 27960



6/224 - Wootton Castle


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with considerable later additions and alterations. Timber frame, uncoursed sandstone rubble and brick, now largely roughcast, slate roofs. Hall range of 2 unequal framed bays aligned east-west with 2-bay cross-wing added at right-angles to south; this in turn extended to south by single-bay addition c.1900. One storey and attic; late C20 casements to front gable of hall range and 2 contemporary gabled eaves dormers to right, left with half-glazed door beneath and right with late C20 casement below, position of former gabled entrance porch between with late C20 fixed-light casement inserted; small internal end stack to right and reduced and re-built axial ridge stack to hall range behind. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams to main ground-floor rooms and massive stone stack with re-built inglenook fireplaces to hall range; central truss of Queen-strut type exposed upstairs in hall range and former end wall of cross-wing displays close studding with middle rail; much of the remaining timber frame plastered over at time of re-survey (August 1985).

Listing NGR: SJ3414627960


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

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Date: 13 May 2000
Reference: IOE01/00311/24
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