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A Grade II* Listed Building in Bayton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3538 / 52°21'13"N

Longitude: -2.4818 / 2°28'54"W

OS Eastings: 367282

OS Northings: 272970

OS Grid: SO672729

Mapcode National: GBR BW.SXBM

Mapcode Global: VH84F.X3VD

Entry Name: Shakenhurst

Listing Date: 18 April 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149197

Location: Bayton, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, DY14

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Bayton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Mamble with Bayton

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 67 SE

2/4 Shakenhurst


- II*

Country house in landscaped park. C17, remodelled 1798. Red brick with
plain tiled roof behind parapet and massive brick end and ridge stacks.
Three storeys with modillion eaves cornice to front elevation and dentilled
eaves cornice at sides and rear. 1:3:1 bays; outer bays break forward and
have full-height central bay windows; all windows have gauged flat heads,
large keyblocks and stone sills; 15-pane sashes on ground floor, 12-pane
sashes on first floor and 6-pane sashes on second floor; central porch
has an open pediment on Ionic columns and half-glazed double doors.
Interior: main rooms have moulded cornices and doorheads; hall occupies
central three bays of ground floor and has a large stone fireplace with
Corinthian columns and urn relief; C17 dog-leg oak staircase with three
turned balusters per tread; C17 linenfold panelling with fishscale detail
retained to rear ground floor similar to that of the choir stalls in the
Church of St Bartholomew (qv). The house was the seat of the Wigley family.
(BoE, p 76).

Listing NGR: SO6728272970

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