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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: 1184711



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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aston Cantlow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305402

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ASTON CANTLOW SHELFIELD SP16SW 5/55 Shelfield House 01/02/67


Shown on O.S. map as Shelfield Square Farm. House. Early 017 origins but mainly c.1700, with C19 additions. Built for the Skinner family. Red Flemish bond brick, with rusticated stone quoins and moulded stone plinth, string courses and cornice. Tile hipped roof; brick panelled internal stacks. Central staircase plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3. x 3 bays, with short lower addition on left. Central entrance has 6-panelled part-glazed door and panelled intrados. Finely moulded wood doorcase with Tuscan pilasters, entablature with triglyph frieze and moulded cornice. 16-pane sashes with moulded frames under gauged brick flat arches with keystones. 3 pedimented casement dormers. Wing to left as sash with gauged brick flat arch on ground floor only. Right return side has C19 casements. Blocked central window. Pedimented dormer to both return sides. Left return side has original leaded-light cross window on first floor. To rear: 4-window range. 2 large gables. C19 casements under segmental brick arches. Flush 6-panelled door. Interior: Entrance hall has otter. fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Exposed timber framing. Room to right has fine bolection-moulded panelling of c.1700. Room to rear has bolection-moulded stone fireplace. Said to be similar fireplace in a bedroom. 2-panelled doors with H-L hinges. Staircase with turned balusters. Kitchen has open fireplace. Forms part of group with gatepiers (q.v.), dovecote (q.v.) and cartshed (q.v.). (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.33; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.296).

Listing NGR: SP1208062380

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 33
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 296

National Grid Reference: SP1208062380


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