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Upper House

A Grade II Listed Building in Madeley, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.6345 / 52°38'4"N

Longitude: -2.452 / 2°27'7"W

OS Eastings: 369503

OS Northings: 304179

OS Grid: SJ695041

Mapcode National: GBR BX.751P

Mapcode Global: WH9DH.91LN

Entry Name: Upper House

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362324

Location: Madeley, Telford and Wrekin, TF7

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Madeley

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Madeley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

5362 Upper House
SJ 6904SW 11/471
SJ 6904SE 12/471


Said to have been built circa 1621 by Francis Woolf, but much altered. Circa early
C17 north-west wing partly timber-framed, mostly roughcast, but with some timber
framing exposed in gable on west side; 3-storeys, one bay gabled and with large
side stack with diagonal brick shafts. Circa early C18 stuccoed wing to east with
steeply pitched plain tile roof with gabled ends and parapet; 2-storeys and attic,
5 bays, first floor modern fenestration, ground floor 3 stone mullion/transom windows
and doorcase with panelled pilasters and entablature with pediment. Venetian
window in gable end. Central brick stack. Two C18 ashlar wings at rear forming
U-shaped plan; venetian windows on the east side and gable end. The east side also
has some late C19 gothic windows.
Interior: chamfered ceiling beams in the north-west wing. Early C19 geometric stone
staircase in rear of main range. Plaster ceiling frieze and cornice in ground
floor room (No. 1 Court).
Former provisional list description "Interior stated to have cast-iron frieze in
lounge, and priest's hole.

Listing NGR: SJ6950304179

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

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