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A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6465 / 52°38'47"N

Longitude: -2.8704 / 2°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 341204

OS Northings: 305774

OS Grid: SJ412057

Mapcode National: GBR BC.6B0W

Mapcode Global: WH8BY.WQ9Z

Plus Code: 9C4VJ4WH+JR

Entry Name: Earlsdale

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259441

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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4/139 Earlsdale


Small country house. Mainly 1820-30 for William Heighway, but incorporating
parts of a late C17 stone farmhouse. Painted brick facade, slate hipped
roof and red brick stacks. Late C17 house L-shaped with Gothick facade
to north and west walls; a studio in the form of a low embattled
tower was erected on second floor to south c.1920. Two storeys, embattled
eaves parapet; 4-bay north front has 2-storey embattled porch with stepped
buttresses and oriel window to third bay from left; windows all Gothick
casements, 2-lights to first floor and lower right (now blind) with hood-
moulds; 4-light canted bay-windows with embattled parapets to left and
right of porch; 2-storey canted bay north-west corner also with Gothick
fenestration. Interior: not inspected, but, with the exception of a
doorcase with a broken pediment in the principal ground floor room, there
are said to be no original Gothick features. V.C.H. VIII (1968), Pp.254-5.

Listing NGR: SJ4120405774

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