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A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8315 / 52°49'53"N

Longitude: -3.0857 / 3°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 326949

OS Northings: 326549

OS Grid: SJ269265

Mapcode National: GBR 72.TLY0

Mapcode Global: WH78Y.K3T4

Entry Name: Woodhill

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054242

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255695

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Trefonen All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


5/217 Woodhill


Small country house. Early and mid-C18, extended late C19. Red brick,
slate hipped roofs with triglyph frieze and moulded eaves cornice, ridge
and end stacks. Rectangular main block with C19 square projection to
north-east corner; late C19 and C20 service ranges to rear. 2 and 3
storeys with attics; asymmetrical 8-bay east front, 3 tiers of glazing
bar sashes to right-hand 4 bays and 2 tiers of larger sash windows
to left, all with gauged heads; entrance in fourth bay from right, 6-panel
double doors with decorative radial fanlight under moulded entablature
supported by 4 decorated console brackets; 3-bay projecting range to
right has glazing bar sashes with horns and hip-roofed dormer in roof
slope. Interior: C18 dog-leg wooden staircase with elegant turned,
decorated balusters and moulded handrail rides to attic; ground-floor
rooms have carved wooden cornices and decorative plasterwork to ceilings,
a noticeable feature being the much greater height of the rooms on the
left side of the house; also several wooden fireplaces with carved dense
foliage decoration. There is said to have formerly been a portico
over the main entrance door.

Listing NGR: SJ2694926549

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