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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: ASHFIELD HALL

List entry Number: 1294389

Location

ASHFIELD HALL, 49, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityMuch Wenlock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 254823

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1954 MUCH WENLOCK HIGH STREET (North Side) No 49 (Ashfield Hall) SO 69 NW (SJ 6200) 6/61 24.10.50.

II* GV

2. An historic house, consisting of two distinct portions. The left-hand side is the original C15 structure of coursed stone rubble with stone dressings, and the right-hand of timber frame and plaster was added late C16. The left-hand wing has a large plain rourd-headed arch, with blocked two-light stone mullioned window above. The lower stage of a buttress remains, the upper storey having been altered to contain a late C15 gabled dormer with an eight-light mullioned and transomed window. The right-hand wing has a gabled square bay over two storeys and attic with moulded wood mullioned and transomed five-light window. The returned side is gabled and timbered to base. Stack with diagonal brick shafts. Tiles. In the C17 the house was an inn, reputedly visited by Charles I.

Nos 40 to 45 (consec), Fox Hotel and Nos 47 to 49 (consec) form a group

Listing NGR: SO6220399839

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National Grid Reference: SO 62203 99839

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