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Plas Yolyn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9337 / 52°56'1"N

Longitude: -2.9719 / 2°58'18"W

OS Eastings: 334774

OS Northings: 337813

OS Grid: SJ347378

Mapcode National: GBR 76.MBLR

Mapcode Global: WH89K.BJ28

Entry Name: Plas Yolyn

Listing Date: 27 May 1953

Last Amended: 25 April 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260776

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Dudleston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 33 NW
3/76 Plas Yolyn(formerly
- listed as Plas Iolyn)
Small country house. Mid-C18 possibly incorporating parts of an earlier
building, extensively remodelled for William Challoner between c.1780 and
1800. Red brick with sandstone ashlar facing to front; hipped slate
roofs. 2 and 3 storeys with stone modillion eaves cornice and parapet.
1:3:1 bays, centre section forming slightly projecting break with extra
storey; glazing bar sashes, tripartite to outer bays. Central entrance;
small open-pedimented Roman Doric portico with 2 pairs of fluted columns
and guttae to pediment. Contemporary half-glazed door with rectangular
overlight. Red brick ridge stacks to either side of centre section with
external end stacks to left and right. Left and right returns have plain
floor bands (dentilled to front part on left) and toothed eaves cornice.
Rear has twin gables with central valley and integral end stacks; coped
verges on carved stone kneelers. Scattered C19 segmental-headed casements.
Interior. Not inspected but likely to be of interest. B.O.E. p. 123;
Peter Reid, Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Vol. II (1980),
p. 109.

Listing NGR: SJ3477437813

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