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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.


List entry Number: 1054542



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lydbury North

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257045

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6/131 Totterton Hall

1/12/51 GV II

Country house. Circa 1814, possibly built or altered by John Carline of Shrewsbury for the Rev. J. Bright. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof, hipped to left. Simple Classical style. 2 storeys. Ashlar plinth, first floor cill bands, moulded brick eaves cornice with dentils; central triangular pedimented gable breaking through eaves with moulded brick verge, and 5 ridge stacks. 2:1:2 bays, centre wider; giant order of pilaster strips with recessed stone capitals, C19 metal cross windows (probably formerly glazing bar sashes) with gauged heads and stone cills. 2 steps to 2 central half-glazed doors with stone architrave; ashlar porch with coupled Roman Doric columns and pilasters supporting half architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. South front: 3 bays; centre bay with ground floor tripartite glazing bar sash and open triangular pedimented gable above with moulded brick verge. Picture gallery set back to north: one storey. Plinth, moulded brick cornice with dentils, stone coped parapet and parapeted gable-end to right. 3 bays divided by pilaster strips with cornice breaking forward above. Blind windows with gauged heads and stone cills. Interior: moulded cornices, soffits with paterae at corners, ceiling roses, and panelled doors with reeded architraves; ballroom with graded floor boards; dog-leg staircase with winders and half landing, wrought iron balustrade with moulded wooden rail, and arcaded screen to landing. Howard Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, John Murray, 1978, p.187; Shropshire Records Office, 807-612.

Listing NGR: SO3608187491

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 187

National Grid Reference: SO 36081 87491


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