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Decker Hill and entrance courtyard to east

A Grade II Listed Building in Decker Hill, Shifnal, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6844 / 52°41'3"N

Longitude: -2.3691 / 2°22'8"W

OS Eastings: 375145

OS Northings: 309695

OS Grid: SJ751096

Mapcode National: GBR 06M.MVY

Mapcode Global: WH9D4.LS2G

Plus Code: 9C4VMJMJ+Q9

Entry Name: Decker Hill and entrance courtyard to east

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255222

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description

SJ 70 NE
6/2

SHIFNAL CP
B4379 (west side),
Decker Hill and entrance courtyard to east

(Formerly listed as Decker Hall)

26/05/55

II
House, now Club House. Circa 1810. Stucco with hipped slate roof. Two storeys; first floor cill band, deep frieze, deep eaves cornice with paired brackets, and small ridge stacks off-centre to left and right. Greek Revival style. 2:1:2 bay rhythm; giant order of reeded pilaster strips flanking each pair of outer bays; recessed centre bay with two giant unfluted ashlar Ionic columns in antis. Glazing-bar sashes. Three steps along facade with later flanking lions; five steps to pair of central three-panelled doors with reeded architrave, side lights, and segmental radial fanlight over all. Six-bay left-hand end elevation with blind boxes to ground floor sashes; right-hand end elevation with two storey bow to left and projecting two storey square bay to right with chamfered panelled corners.

INTERIOR: central hall with oval top light, and two-flight dog-leg staircase with open string, wrought iron balustrade with anthemion ornament; panelled doors, and moulded cornices and soffits throughout.

Two storey service block adjoining to west; entrance court to east consisting of low ashlar walls with urns and square gate piers with cornices. Landscaped grounds with temple (qv) and entrance lodges (qv) now golf course.

Listing NGR: SJ7514509695

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