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FORMER ESTATE OFFICE AND 3 SECTIONS OF ATTACHED WALLS ADJOINING LOTON PARK TO SOUTH EAST

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: FORMER ESTATE OFFICE AND 3 SECTIONS OF ATTACHED WALLS ADJOINING LOTON PARK TO SOUTH EAST

List entry Number: 1055247

Location

FORMER ESTATE OFFICE AND 3 SECTIONS OF ATTACHED WALLS ADJOINING LOTON PARK TO SOUTH EAST

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 258932

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Details

SJ 3514 ALBERBURY WITH ALBERBURY CARDESTON C.P. 12/27 Former estate office - and 3 sections of attached walls adjoining Loton Park to south-east

GV II

Estate office, now disused, and attached walls. Dated 1843, probably by Thomas Jones of Chester; attached gateway dated 1845. Red brick with red sandstone ashlar dressing; plain tile roof. L-plan; Tudor Gothic style. One storey and attic. Chamfered plinth, parapeted gables with chamfered stone coping, moulded kneelers, and obelisk finials at feet and apexes; brick ridge stack with 3 octagonal shafts. South-west (entrance) front: 2 gables; 2-window front; chamfered stone mullioned windows with lozenge- pattern cast iron casements and returned hoodmoulds, 2-light to attic and 3-light to ground floor; central boarded door with chamfered reveals and returned hoodmould; north-west entrance front: 3 windows; large central gabled dormer with smaller flanking gabled semi-dormers. Short stub of wall adjoining entrance front to right dated 1844 with high chamfered plinth, stone coping, and central gabled break with date-shield in tympanum and large chamfered Tudor arch with pair of nail-studded boarded doors. Section of forecourt wall adjoining estate office to south-west; red sandstone ashlar on coursed rubble base; L-plan; chamfered plinth and chamfered coping, ramped up to square gate pier at left with trefoil-headed panelled sides and gabled top; small gateway to right. Short section of garden wall adjoining to north-west linking estate office to Loton Park (qv); c.1873; red brick with red sandstone ashlar dressings; L-plan; chamfered plinth and chamfered coping with globefinial at corner; tall arch at junction with house; segmental-headed boarded door to right with strap hinges and chamfered reveals. Interior of former estate office not inspected. Thomas Jones carried out a remodelling of and extensions to Loton Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838. The estate office forms one side of the forecourt to the house, opposite the stable block (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ3568314670

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National Grid Reference: SJ 35683 14670

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