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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: 1055690



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pontesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259446

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4/144 Newnham Hall - Farmhouse (formerly listed as Newnham) 29.1.52 GV II

Farmhouse. 1723, for John Nicholls, re-modelled and eaves raised early C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick with stuccoed front, coped verges on kneelers, slate roofs and end stacks. Original house L-shaped with a mid-C19 addition in angle to rear. 3 storeys; brick storey bands (c.1723) at first and second floor levels to left and right-hand returns and dentilled eaves cornices (early to mid-C19) to short range of L and to mid-C19 addition. 5-bay front; glazing bar sashes and central porch with 2 pairs of Tuscan columns over half-glazed door with rectangular overlight; stuccoed imitation quoins. Twin blocked oval-shaped openings to original gables (former attic windows) and late C19 canted bay window to left-hand return; datestone N above second storey floor band to right-hand return. Late C19 J M lean-to against right-hand gable end with mid-C20 flat-roofed 1723 extension in front, also to right. Interior: chamfered beams in cellars probably re-used from earlier house on site. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.260.

Listing NGR: SJ4116309960

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1968), 260

National Grid Reference: SJ 41163 09960


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