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The Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Withington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7132 / 52°42'47"N

Longitude: -2.6278 / 2°37'39"W

OS Eastings: 357688

OS Northings: 313026

OS Grid: SJ576130

Mapcode National: GBR BP.23RS

Mapcode Global: WH9D0.L2X9

Plus Code: 9C4VP97C+7W

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Last Amended: 17 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418223

Location: Withington, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Withington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Withington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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4/119 The Old Hall
29.1.52 (formerly listed as
The Vicarage)


Vicarage, now house. Circa 1700. Red brick with hipped plain tile roof.
U-plan; infilled at rear probably in the early to mid-C18. 2 storeys and
attic. Painted rendered chamfered quoins, painted rendered plat band and
moulded wooden dentil eaves cornice; 3 flat-topped dormers with moulded
wooden-framed 2-light casements, and brick ridge stack on each wing to rear.
6 bays; glazing bar sashes with shaped gauged heads, moulded cills and
narrow rectangular panels beneath those on first floor; narrow glazing bar
sashes flanking central circa 1700 door with 10 raised and fielded panels
and L-hinges on inside, moulded architrave, and probably mid-to-late C18
porch with unfluted Doric columns and pilasters supporting frieze and
cornice. Left-hand return front: 5 bays; central narrow glazing bar
sashes on each floor, some bays with blind windows and some bays blank;
late C19 or early C20 hipped-roofed canted bay to right. Wings to rear with
stone-coped parapeted gables. Interior: flagged entrance hall; circa
1700 dog-leg staircase rising to attic with closed string, turned balusters,
panelled square newel posts, and moulded handrail; reeded architraves to
windows and doors; panelled shutters to windows; circa 1700 bolection
moulded fireplace surround; late C18 or early C19 first floor cast iron
grate; circa 1830-40 marble fireplace surround in ground floor front room
to left. Graded II* as an unaltered example of an early C18 house with high
quality detailing.

Listing NGR: SJ5768813026

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