ARLESTON MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1351989

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1959

Statutory Address: ARLESTON MANOR HOUSE, DAWLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: ARLESTON MANOR HOUSE, DAWLEY ROAD

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

District: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wellington

National Grid Reference: SJ 66578 10376

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History

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Details

WELLINGTON ARLESTON 1. 5362 Arleston Manor House

SJ 61SE 28/606 18.6.59

II*

2. C17 timber-framed house with gabled plain tile roof. Two-storeys and attic. South-east front the 2 wide gabled bays and the gable ends (dated 1614 and 1630) of parallel ranges, the right hand set back. First and second floor jettied on moulded bressummers. Ground storey close vertical studding, first storey diagonal studding. Two and 3-light moulded shallow oriels on carved brackets with carved arcaded panels beneath first storey windows. Modern glazed door off centre with open wooden porch. Much of the timber framing on this side has been rebuilt. South-west side 3-bays, first floor jettied similar windows on console brackets. Rear (north-west) gabled and jettied on carved brackets right-hand projects, left- hand corner post with cable moulding. Interior: Ground floor room has remarkable early C17 moulded plaster ceiling in 3 parts divided by plastered beams and with moulded surrounds and pendants, ornamented with heraldic devices, animals, pomegranates etc, and figure said to be of James I in wall. Stone chimney piece with ovolo moulded chamfer to Tudar arch. Panelling with fluted frieze. Adjoining room has moulded plaster frieze and chamfered chimney bressummer. Another ground floor room has chamfered chimney bressummer and ceiling beams with stops. Arleston Manor was formerly a hunting seat of the Lords Forester and according to local tradition built as a hunting lodge for James I.

Listing NGR: SJ6657810376

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 362462

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