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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: 1055040



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Worthen with Shelve

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257452

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5/120 The Chestnuts - 21.3.68 GV II

House. Comprehensive c.1830 remodelling of earlier building with later additions and alterations. Red brick, slate roof. L-plan with north wing incorporating parts of earlier house. 2 storeys and gable-lit attics, dentilled eaves cornice. Late C19 casement-fenestration, 2 directly below eaves and one to ground floor with segmental head to east range; north range has C20 casement replacing segmental-headed window to first floor and one segmental-headed casement to right on ground floor. Entrances through segmental-headed doorway with 6-panel door in north wing and 4-panel door with rectangular overlight to east range, both under lean-to wooden verandah in angle between ranges. Large external end stack to north gable end has flanking crenellated projections with round-headed arches; integral end stack to east range. West front of north range has 2 deeply recessed glazing bar sashes to first floor and an early C20 bay window to lower right; C20 casements to left and centre with traces of blocked doorway to centre. Interior: close- studded timber framed walls visible to centre of north range and on stairs to attic (east external wall of original building); chamfered ceiling beams to main ground-floor rooms and 2 large fireplaces with segmental wooden lintels. Oak staircase with plain C19 balusters. 6-panel doors to ground and first floors and plank and muntin doors with pointed strap hinges to attic.

Listing NGR: SJ3178004426

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National Grid Reference: SJ 31780 04426


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