Aston Hall

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1308059
Date first listed:
26-May-1955
Statutory Address:
Aston Hall, Aston Street

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Location

Statutory Address:
Aston Hall, Aston Street

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shifnal
National Grid Reference:
SJ 75603 08046

Details

SJ 70 NE 6/7

SHIFNAL CP ASTON STREET (north east end) Aston Hall

26/5/55

GV II* House. Circa 1720, top floor probably added and whole re-faced in early C19, with further late C19 alterations. Pebbledashed with stuccoed and painted stone dressings, and two-span slate roof.

Three storeys. Plinth, raised quoins, moulded wooden eaves cornice, blocking course, and four ridge stacks. Seven bays; glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves, these on ground floor extending to floor level. Large central door with eight raised and fielded panels; porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters supporting half-architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. One storey addition to left with large glazing bar sash to right and C20 casements to left.

East front: three bays; second floor and two outer ground floor windows with keystones, triple in centre on second floor. Ground floor sashes extending to floor level, that in centre with moulded architrave.

Rear: seven bays; first floor arched staircase windows in third and fourth bays from right. Ground floor and two first floor sashes to right are slightly segmental headed; early C19 ground floor canted bay window in second bay from left. Door in fourth bay from left with six raised and fielded panels, and plain architrave.

Interior: entrance hall with circa 1720 flagged floor, raised and fielded panelled walls, cornice, bolection moulded fireplace, and arched doors to north; ground floor front room to left with mid C19 cornice, ceiling rose, and fireplace; ground floor front room to right with mid C19 cornice; ground floor room to right at rear with mid C19 cornice and ceiling rose.

Staircase Hall: circa 1720 three-flight square well staircase with landings, turned balusters, moulded ramped handrail, fluted Doric column bottom newel, and dado panelling; arched entrance to drawing room with two three-panelled doors with architrave, imposts, keystone, and early C19 radial tympanum.

Listing NGR: SJ7560308046

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
255215
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: 29 Nov 2007
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