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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 AND WALL AND GATEPIERS TO SOUTH EAST AND GATEPIERS TO NORTH EAST

List entry Number: 1383344

Location

ASTON HALL AND WALL AND GATEPIERS TO SOUTH EAST AND GATEPIERS TO NORTH EAST, ASTON MUNSLOW

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityMunslow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Feb-2000

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483762

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Details

MUNSLOW

SO58NW ASTON MUNSLOW 1312-1/11/143 Aston Hall and wall and gatepiers 12/11/54 to south-east and gatepiers to north-east (Formerly Listed as: MUNSLOW ASTON Aston Hall)

GV II*

Manor house, now house. C16 with earlier core, much restored. Coursed and uncoursed stone rubble with ashlar dressings, painted timber frame on stone rubble plinth. Plain-tile roofs. Projecting stone rubble stacks to side and rear with 3 shafts and integral brick stack to right-hand wing with 4 shafts, all shafts of spurred brick with connecting oversailing caps. 2 later small brick gable-end stacks. H-shaped plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Front with 2 deeply projecting cross wings with front gables, and linking 3-bay range with projecting porch and gabled room over. Single window in each storey of each bay of ashlar mullion windows with ashlar surrounds, generally 2-light with 3-light to ground floor of cross wings and single-light to attic of cross wings; some leaded panes. Central round-arched front porch opening, boarded and studded door with ogee and fillet moulded frame. Left side: central large gable flanked by large gabled stone dormers with projecting stack between centre and right dormers; 2-window central gable range of wood mullion and transom windows with a single window in attic and stone mullion window at ground storey; to left, 2-window range of wood mullion and transom windows on left side and casements on right side with 2-light dormer casement; to right is a single-light casement in ashlar surround. Right side: to left, 2-window range of wood mullion and transom windows. To right, 2-bay timber-framed range of close studding with girding beam and middle rails, truss posts with straight arched braces, 2 first-floor casements and 4 ground-floor casements, all restored, inset in framing. Rear: 2 projecting gable ends of wings, the right stone rubble, the left rendered and partly covered by single-storey gabled brick service wing. Linking range partly covered by later brick single- and 2-storey extensions. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: garden terrace in front with flanking walls and pillars; opposing pair of gatepiers adjacent to front facade of house with brick garden wall running approximately 10 metres along the length of the garden to third pier, continuation of wall and linking wall across the front now missing. Gatepiers of brick with ashlar moulded base and corniced cap, gatepiers surmounted with ashlar urn, the wall-pier with obelisk.



Listing NGR: SO5089286615

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National Grid Reference: SO 50892 86615

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