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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.

Name: CHARLTON HILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1267155

Location

CHARLTON HILL HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityWroxeter and Uppington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 418758

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History

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Details

SJ 50 NE WROXETER C.P. CHARLTON HILL

6/132 Charlton Hill House -

GV II*

House. Circa 1660 with late C19 alterations and additions. Red brick (English bond) with some stone dressings; plain tile roofs, 2-span to left. L-plan with C19 block in angle to north-west. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Moulded stone plinth with buttresses to ground floor cill-height, floor bands, and stone-coped parapeted gables with kneelers; C17 gabled full dormers above second and sixth bays with segmental-headed 4-pane sashes, external brick end stacks with 3 square shafts, truncated to left. 7 bays; late C19 segmental-headed 4-pane sashes, some with flanking pilaster strips but straight joints flanking other windows suggesting their removal. Central 3-storey gabled porch, 8 stone steps up to round archway with flanking rusticated pilaster strips and dentil brick cornice above. One-storey C19 addition to left with truncated external brick end stack. Right-hand return front: 2 bays; French casements to left with bracketed hood. Projecting C17 gabled stair tower at rear, now partly obscured by C19 additions in same style as house. Interior: C17 staircase rising to attic in tower at rear: 3 flights to each floor around square well with closed string, splat balusters, moulded grip rail, chamfered square newel posts with bulbous finials, and pendants; ground floor front room to right with C17 panelling and corner fireplace with C17 overmantel with 2 double-arched panels, and oval and lozenge decoration; ground-floor room at rear with possibly re-used panelling and corner fireplace with C19 decorative-tile surround; C17 cellar door with decorative strap hinges; probably late C19 fireplace in entrance hall with 4-centred moulded arch, carved spandrels, and keyed lintel. B.o.E., p.95.



Listing NGR: SJ5879007368

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Shropshire - Date: 1958 - Page References: 95

National Grid Reference: SJ 58790 07368

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