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Latitude: 52.6572 / 52°39'25"N
Longitude: -2.3267 / 2°19'35"W
OS Eastings: 378000
OS Northings: 306657
OS Grid: SJ780066
Mapcode National: GBR 072.DLP
Mapcode Global: WH9DC.7GBS
Entry Name: Stable Block Approximately 20 Metres to North East of Ruckley Grange
Listing Date: 29 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1053602
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255297
Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11
Civil Parish: Tong
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. NEACHLEY LANE, Ruckley
6/46 Stable Block approximately
- 20 metres to North-East of
Stable Block. Circa 1904, by Sir Ernest George and Yates. Roughcast
with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs. Rectangular courtyard plan
with North tower and entrance at North-West corner; free Neo-Elizabethan
style. 1 storey to North and East and 2 storeys to South and West.
Parapeted gable ends and 3 roughcast stacks with cornices. Wooden mullioned
and transomed leaded casements. South range: 5 bays. Central entrance
with large unmoulded keyed round arch, gabled loft above with boarded door,
roof swept down on brackets to right, and central cupola with tile hung
base, clock to front, 2-light belfry openings and ogee tile cap with
weathervane. Tower: 3 storeys, bracketed cornice, and coped stepped
battlemented parapet. Square plan, slightly tapering. Second floor with
3 slit openings on each face; first floor with circular keyed openings to
North and West, and boarded loft door to South; ground floor 2-light leaded
casements. Courtyard entrance with 2 ogee capped gatepiers and 2 boarded
gates with ramped top rail. This building displays many features influenced
by the Arts and Crafts Movement. N. Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.237.
Listing NGR: SJ7800006657
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