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Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Moreton Say
National Grid Reference:
SJ 61748 36452



5/112 Pool Cottage GV II

Shown on O.S. map as Pool House. Estate lodge. Dated 1872, probably by William Eden Nesfield. Timber framed with plastered infill panels on red brick plinth, and brick painted in imitation of framing. Fishscale tile-hung gables and fishscale tile roof, hipped to south-east. Irregular T-plan. One storey and attic. South-west (garden) front: chamfered plinth and coved eaves. Roof with lead rolls and globe finials at apex of hip and gables. Brick ridge stack at junction of 2 ranges and external lateral brick stack to rear , each consisting of a pair of star-shaped shafts with oversailing tops. Left-hand gabled wing has ground-floor canted bay with 2-:3-: 2-light wooden mullioned and transomed window,jettied attic with roll-moulded bressumer and end brackets, attic oriel consisting of 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed window with hipped roof and coved base with shaped end brackets, and jettied gable with a series of small brackets supporting a roll-moulded tie-beam and wall plates with shaped ends. Lower bressumer dated: "JP & AM / 1872". Right-hand range with small 2-light attic casement beneath eaves to left and ground-floor 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed window to right. Boarded door in angle of wing to left with roll-moulded surround and lean-to timber framed porch consisting of polygonal-arched entrance, chamfered arched braces with carved spandrels, carved bracket supporting wall plate to right and 4 ogee-headed side lights. 2 seats within. Right-hand gable end: full-height gabled square bay with 1-:4-:1- light mullioned and transomed ground-floor window, slightly jettied attic storey with roll-moulded bressumer and small brackets, 4-light mullioned and transomed attic window and shaped brackets supporting wall plates. Left-hand return front: ground-floor 3-light wooden casement to left and eaves dormer with bracketed gable and 3-light wooden casement. Boarded back door at rear with moulded surround and rectangular overlight. Interior not inspected. Nesfield designed Cloverley Hall (see Ightfield C.P.) nearby, built in 1864-70 but now demolished. This lodge and The Haven (q.v.) are attributed to him on stylistic grounds. B.o.E., p. 107; Jill Franklin, The Gentleman's Country House and its Plan 1835- 1914, p. 211.

Listing NGR: SJ6174836452


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Books and journals
Franklin, J, The Gentlemans Country House and its Plan 1835-1914, (1981), 211
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 107


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11434/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les White. Source Historic England Archive
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