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Wytheford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shawbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7673 / 52°46'2"N

Longitude: -2.6374 / 2°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 357092

OS Northings: 319041

OS Grid: SJ570190

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.YMW4

Mapcode Global: WH9CM.GPBX

Plus Code: 9C4VQ987+W3

Entry Name: Wytheford Hall

Listing Date: 28 February 1978

Last Amended: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260117

Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shawbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shawbury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


12/121 Wytheford Hall (Formerly listed
28.2.78 as Wytheford Hal Farmhouse
under Wytheford)


Shown on O.S. map as Wytheford Hall Farmhouse.
Farmhouse. Circa 1840 possibly incorporating earlier core; late C20
alterations at rear. Red brick with grey sandstone ashlar dressings;
hipped slate roof. T-plan. 2 storeys with wing of 2 storeys and attic.
Stone plinth and deeply overhanging eaves with band. Integral lateral
brick stacks at rear and external brick end stack to rear wing. South-
west front: 2:1:2 bays; glazing bar sashes (replaced with facsimiles
in the late C20) with stone cills and slightly segmental heads. Central
pair of half-glazed panelled doors with moulded architrave. Ashlar
Tuscan porch-with columns in antis and open triangular pediment; brick
returns with moulded cornice. 2-bay right-hand return front with blind
windows and one-bay left-hand return front with first-floor blind window.
3-bay rear wing. Interior: complete early C19 fittings. Central 3-
flight rectangular cantilevered stone staircase with open string, single-
fluted stick balusters (2 per tread), plain handrail and curtail with
columnular newel. Dentil cornice to entrance hall and first-floor landing.
Right-hand ground-floor front room with early C19 fireplace, and both
ground-floor front rooms each with moulded cornice and soffit with foliage
trail and corner paterae. Doors with 6 raised and fielded panels and
reeded architraves and corner paterae. Panelled window shutters. Chinese
Chippendale attic and back staircases.

Listing NGR: SJ5709219041

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

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