THE OLD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1055350
Date first listed:
10-Feb-1959
Statutory Address:
THE OLD HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD HALL

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hodnet
National Grid Reference:
SJ 62435 29595

Details

HODNET C.P. WOLLERTON SJ 62 NW 6/93 The Old Hall 10.2.59

GV II*

House. Late C16. Timber framed with painted brick nogging. Plain tile roof. Framing: closely-spaced studs with rails. Decorative parallel diagonal stutting in gable end to east. 3 framed bays. Surviving cross wing of once larger house (hall range now destroyed). 2 storeys. Shaped barge boards with finials. Pair of external lateral brick stacks at rear. South front: 2 first-floor windows and 3 ground-floor windows; early C20 two- and 3-light small- paned wooden casements. Roughly central late C19 or early C20 timber framed porch; nail-studded boarded door with strap hinges and 4-part overlight, and brackets supporting gable with shaped barge boards and finial. Irregular wall framing to left, formerly an internal wall between cross wing and former hall range (see timbers roughened to take plaster). Blocked ground and first-floor straight-sided arched doorways (that on ground floor with inserted window). Right-hand gable end: underbuilt formerly jettied first floor, and slightly jettied gable. Pairs of glazing bar sashes to each floor. Left-hand gable end: jettied first floor with restored bressumer and 4 brackets. High brick plinth and 2 later brick buttresses. Slightly jettied gable with chamfered bressumer and restored end brackets. First and ground-floor 3-light small-paned wooden casements. Interior: chamfered beams. Left-hand ground-floor room: mid-to late C17 plaster overmantel consisting of cartouche with raven and flanking terms and flower drops; plaster dentil cornice. Right-hand ground-floor room: refitted c.1700; bolection- moulded panelling with dado rail and moulded cornice. Round-arched corner cupboard. Doors with 6 raised and fielded panels. Panelled window shutters. Staircase of c.1700 with closed string, turned balusters and newel post, and moulded handrail. Right-hand first-floor room: remodelled c.1700 with plaster dentil cornice and coved ceiling with central plaster panels. Door with 6 raised and fielded panels.

Listing NGR: SJ6243529595

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260249
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 03 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08676/13
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