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The Chestnuts

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6333 / 52°37'59"N

Longitude: -3.0094 / 3°0'33"W

OS Eastings: 331780

OS Northings: 304426

OS Grid: SJ317044

Mapcode National: GBR B5.75S2

Mapcode Global: WH8C2.R24L

Entry Name: The Chestnuts

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257452

Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Worthen

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SW

5/120 The Chestnuts

House. Comprehensive c.1830 remodelling of earlier building with later
additions and alterations. Red brick, slate roof. L-plan with north
wing incorporating parts of earlier house. 2 storeys and gable-lit
attics, dentilled eaves cornice. Late C19 casement-fenestration, 2
directly below eaves and one to ground floor with segmental head to
east range; north range has C20 casement replacing segmental-headed
window to first floor and one segmental-headed casement to right on ground floor.
Entrances through segmental-headed doorway with 6-panel door in north
wing and 4-panel door with rectangular overlight to east range, both
under lean-to wooden verandah in angle between ranges. Large external
end stack to north gable end has flanking crenellated projections with
round-headed arches; integral end stack to east range. West front
of north range has 2 deeply recessed glazing bar sashes to first floor and
an early C20 bay window to lower right; C20 casements to left and
centre with traces of blocked doorway to centre. Interior: close-
studded timber framed walls visible to centre of north range and on
stairs to attic (east external wall of original building); chamfered
ceiling beams to main ground-floor rooms and 2 large fireplaces with
segmental wooden lintels. Oak staircase with plain C19 balusters.
6-panel doors to ground and first floors and plank and muntin doors
with pointed strap hinges to attic.

Listing NGR: SJ3178004426

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