SUMMERHOUSE ATTACHED TO WEST END OF GARDEN WALL AT BLODWEL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1054646
Date first listed:
19-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE ATTACHED TO WEST END OF GARDEN WALL AT BLODWEL HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE ATTACHED TO WEST END OF GARDEN WALL AT BLODWEL HALL

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Llanyblodwel
National Grid Reference:
SJ 26091 22824

Details

LLANYBLODWEL C.P. - SJ 22 SE

6/49 Summerhouse attached to - west end of garden wall 19.1.52 at Blodwel Hall [formerly listed as Summerhouse and gateway at Blodwell (sic) Hall, Llyndys (sic)]

GV II*

Summerhouse, now disused. Dated 1718 with minor later alterations. Red brick with rusticated sandstone ashlar to front and rusticated corner piers to rear; graded slate roof concealed by coped verges. Square plan. One storey with moulded eaves cornice continued across and around front pedimented gable which has cross crosslet-shaped finials to corners and disfigured carved finial to centre. Elaborately carved armorial device with trumpets and garlands occupying whole of pediment. Moulded round- headed arch to centre has plain pilasters and carved male head with gaping mouth as keystone. Segmental-headed plank door in red brick wall across lower part of arch is C19 insertion. Partially infilled window with moulded eared architrave to left return has original slots for wooden bars or stone transoms. Part of what appears to be a fragment of centre finial was lying on ground by entrance at time of resurvey (October 1986). Plain datestone inscribed "1718" to rear gable. Interior. In poor condition at time of resurvey. Semi-circular wooden fanlight of former- doorway lying on floor. Painted round-headed niches to back wall and remains of coved plaster ceiling with wooden cornice. B.o.E. p. 171.

Listing NGR: SJ2609122824

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
256597
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 171

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00803/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Myk Briggs. Source Historic England Archive
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