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HER Number (PRN):12370
Name:Wytheford Hall, GREAT WYTHEFORD
Type of Record:Building
Protected Status:Listed Building (II) 1055380: WYTHEFORD HALL

Monument Types

  • FARMHOUSE (Mid 19th century - 1840 AD to 1840 AD)

Summary

A farmhouse, circa 1840 incorporating earlier core, which is protected by Grade II Listing.

Parish:Shawbury, North Shropshire, Shropshire
Map Sheet:SJ51NE
Grid Reference:SJ 5709 1904

Related records: None recorded

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events

  • ESA6195 - 2007 level 2 building survey of Wytheford Hall Barns, near Shawbury, Shropshire by King Partnership

Description

Shown on OS map as Wytheford Hall Farmhouse. Farmhouse. Circa 1840 possibly incorporating earlier core; late C20 alterations at rear. Red brick with grey sandstone ashlar dressings; hipped slate roof. T-plan. 2 storeys with wing of 2 storeys and attic. Stone plinth and deeply overhanging eaves with band. Integral lateral brick stacks at rear and external brick end stack to rear wing. South west front: 2:1:2 bays; glazing bar sashes (replaced with facsimiles in the late C20) with stone cills and slightly segmental heads. Central pair of half-glazed panelled doors with moulded architrave. Ashlar Tuscan porch with columns in antis and open triangular-pediment; brick returns with moulded cornice. 2-bay right-hand return front with blind windows and one-bay left-hand return front with first-floor blind window. 3-bay rear wing. Interior: complete early C19 fittings. Central 3flight rectangular cantilevered stone staircase with open string, single-fluted stick balusters (2 per tread), plain handrail and curtail with columnular newel. Dentil cornice to entrance hall and first-floor landing. Right-hand ground-floor front room with early C19 fireplace, and both ground-floor front rooms each with moulded cornice and soffit with foliage trail and corner paterae. Doors with 6 raised and fielded panels and reeded architraves and corner paterae. Panelled window shutters. Chinese Chippendale attic and back staircases. <1>

Sources

[00]SSA20722 - Card index: Shropshire County Council SMR. Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards. SMR record cards. SMR Card for PRN SA 12370.
[01]SSA4414 - List of Buildings: Department of the Environment (DoE). 1986-Oct-29. 35th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Vol 1328-0. List volume. p90.
[02]SSA22954 - Card index: Shropshire County Council SMR. 1982 / 1983. Farm Buildings Survey FG Card style Sheet Collection. SMR record cards.
Date Last Edited:Sep 1 2014 4:54PM