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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: ASTON HALL

List entry Number: 1308059

Location

ASTON HALL, ASTON STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityShifnal

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-May-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255215

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Details

SJ 70 NE SHIFNAL C.P. ASTON STREET (North-East end)

6/7 Aston Hall

26/5/55

GV II*

House. Circa 1720, top floor probably added and whole re-faced in early C19, with further late C19 alterations. Pebbledashed with stucceed and painted stone dressings, and 2-span slate roof. 3 storeys. Plinth, raised quoins, moulded wooden eaves cornice, blocking course, and 4 ridge stacks. 7 bays; glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves, these on ground floor extending to floor level. Large central door with 8 raised and fielded panels; porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters supporting half-architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. One storey addition to left with large glazing bar sash to right and C20 casements to left. East front: 3 bays; second floor and 2 outer ground floor windows with keystones, triple in centre on second floor. Ground floor sashes extending to floor level, that in centre with moulded architrave. Rear: 7 bays; first floor arched staircase windows in third and fourth bays from right. Ground floor and 2 first floor sashes to right are slightly segmental headed; early C19 ground floor canted bay window in second bay from left. Door in fourth bay from left with 6 raised and fielded panels, and plain architrave. Interior: entrance hall with circa 1720 flagged floor, raised and fielded panelled walls, cornice, bolection moulded fireplace, and arched doors to North; ground floor front room to left with mid C19 cornice, ceiling rose, and fireplace; ground floor front room to right with mid C19 cornice; ground floor room to right at rear with mid C19 cornice and ceiling rose. Staircase Hall: circa 1720 three-flight square well staircase with landings, turned balusters, moulded ramped handrail, fluted Doric column bottom newel, and dado panelling; arched entrance to drawing room with two 3-panelled doors with architrave, imposts, keystone, and early C19 radial tympanum.

Listing NGR: SJ7560308046

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National Grid Reference: SJ 75603 08046

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