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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: 1367338



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255561

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SJ 2830-2930 OSWESTRY C.P. MOUNT ROAD (south-west side)

11/88 The Hayes 10.9.51


Hunting lodge, now house. Mid-C17 with later additions and alterations. Regularly coursed sandstone rubble, slate roof with coped verges on stone kneelers and ball finials to gables. Cruciform plan with late C19 addition (re-roofed in late C20) in angle between right and rear gables. 2 storeys and attics, moulded eaves cornice; cellars beneath chamfered plinth; mullioned windows to cellar with cross-windows to front and rear gables; right gable has 3-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground and first floors and cross-window to attic; front gable: double-chamfered cross-windows to left and right of door on both floors with one in centre to attic; four-centred arched -doorway, approached by flight of 5 steps, has enriched spandrels and moulded label, nail-studded door with scrolled strap hinges, original knocker and lock; 2-storey canted bay to left gable with 7-light mullioned and transomed windows on each floor probably a later C17 addition; brick segmental-headed doorway to rear gable (left side) and flat-headed doorway to left gable (rear side), latter converted from mullioned window lighting cellar; prominent central ridge stack with 10 attached octagonal brick shafts now roughcast. C19 addition has apparently C17 mullioned and cross-windows, presumably moved out from rear and right gables when addition was built. Interior: mid-C17 oak rectangular panelling in main ground- and first-floor rooms, some with decorative carving; moulded stone fireplace with four-centred arch to ground-floor room of left gable, fireplace to other side of stack (in centre of house) infilled but has richly carved Jacobean overmantel with grotesque human figures; date "D/RM/1656" on overmantel to fireplace in main first-floor room; open-well staircase rising from ground floor to attic looks C19 but is probably in position of original staircase; several C17 plank doors with C19 cast-iron grates to some of the fireplaces. B.O.E. pp. 146-7: Trans. Salop. Arch. Soc. Vol. LVI, Pt. III (1960) pp. 295-307.

Listing NGR: SJ2808730246

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 146-7
'Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society' in Part 3, , Vol. 56, (1960), 295-307

National Grid Reference: SJ 28083 30246


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