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Tree House Approximately 100 Metres to South West of Pitchford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitchford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6328 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: -2.6999 / 2°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 352725

OS Northings: 304118

OS Grid: SJ527041

Mapcode National: GBR BL.7B04

Mapcode Global: WH8C7.H2JZ

Entry Name: Tree House Approximately 100 Metres to South West of Pitchford Hall

Listing Date: 1 April 1977

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361552

Location: Pitchford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pitchford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pitchford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 5204 - 5304
SJ 52725 04117
12/143 Tree house approx. 100
metres to south-
west of Pitchford
Hall (formerly
listed as Tree House
at Pitchford Hall)

Tree house. Late C17, remodelled in mid-C18, and restored in mid-to late
C20. Timber framed with rendered infil panels; pyramidal plain tile
roof with finials. Small cubic single cell structure in the branches
of an old lime tree; C18 remodelling in a Gothick style.
Framing: tall rectangular panels and long straight tension braces; corner
posts with shaped pendants. 2-light ogee-headed wooden casements to
north, west and south, and ogee-headed half-glazed door to east. C20
dog-leg wooden staircase from north. Interior with C18 plasterwork,
moulded dado rail, moulded architraves with brackets, clustered corner
shafts with stiff-leaf capitals; coved frieze with lozenge and quatrefoil
motifs and arcaded coving above; ceiling has central female mask with
extending rays set within a circular panel. There are some late C20
supports to the tree house and tree. Mid-C20 photographs show the tree
house stuccoed with rusticated quoins, probably dating from the mid-C18
remodelling, and contemporary with the openings and interior decoration.

Listing NGR: SJ5272504117

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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