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WOOTTON CASTLE

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: WOOTTON CASTLE

List entry Number: 1054246

Location

WOOTTON CASTLE

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: 255702

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 32 NW OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. WOOTTON

6/224 - Wootton Castle

GV II

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 34146 27960

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