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WEIR HOUSE

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: WEIR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1054996

Location

WEIR HOUSE, CHAPEL LAWN ROAD

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bucknell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257542

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BUCKNELL C.P. CHAPEL LAWN ROAD (west SO 37 SE side), Bucknell 12/38 Weir House - GV II

House. Early C19 incorporating parts of an earlier building; later additions and alterations. Pebbledashed limestone rubble; steep-pitched hipped slate roof with deep eaves to main range and hipped plain tile roof to earlier rear range. Earliest part is range at right-angles to rear on right (probably C17); main range of 3 bays with late C19 addition slightly set back to left. 2 storeys and attic; 3 windows, 16-paned glazing bar sashes with mid-C20 canted bay sash window to lower right. Two mid-C20 flat-roofed rectangular dormers in roof slope to left and right. Central entrance; C20 half-glazed double doors with early C19 wreathed and radiating fanlight under open round- arched timber porch with fluted Doric columns. Red brick stacks to back wall to left and right. Right wall has cross-window on each floor, upper with C19 leaded lights and lower with C20 leaded lights. Range at right- angles to rear has gabled eaves dormer to left and small gabled dormer in roof slope to right; two C19 casements to centre on ground floor and small C20 window to right. Interior. Framed newel staircase (probably late C18) has turned balusters, 3 to each tread, open string and carved pendants. 6-panel doors throughout and several Adam-style marble fireplaces, that in right ground-floor of main range with earlier cast-iron fireback superscribed "17 SC 07". This room also has round-arched alcove (bookcase) to left of fireplace with carved scallop shell decoration to top. Boxed-in spine beams to earlier range to rear. C19 and mid-C20 flat-roofed additions in angle to rear are not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SO3542174022

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National Grid Reference: SO 35421 74022

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