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The Shrubbery

A Grade II Listed Building in Withington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.714 / 52°42'50"N

Longitude: -2.6265 / 2°37'35"W

OS Eastings: 357772

OS Northings: 313114

OS Grid: SJ577131

Mapcode National: GBR BP.242P

Mapcode Global: WH9D0.M1HP

Plus Code: 9C4VP97F+J9

Entry Name: The Shrubbery

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418749

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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Listing Text


4/123 The Shrubbery


House. Early and mid-C17 with partial late C18 or early C19 rebuilding
and probably late C19 addition at rear. Timber framed with painted brick
nogging, and on chamfered sandstone plinth to south; eaves raised and
rebuilt with painted brick to front and north; plain tile and slate roof
around central valley. Front range and 2 wings to rear. Basement, one
storey and attic, and 2 storeys. Dentil brick eaves cornice to front and
north; fretted bargeboards with finials; 2 brick ridge stacks to rear
ranges. Framing: square panels (3 and 4 from sole-plate to wall-plate)
with long tension braces; close studding with middle rail. 3 bays;
first floor late C19 two- and 3-light wooden casements with transoms, and
ground-floor 16-pane glazing bar sashes with rendered lintels; central
door of 6 flush panels (top 4 panels glazed) with flush-panelled reveals,
fanlight with intersecting Gothick tracery, and remains of doorcase with
reeded pilasters and tall shaped brackets; circa 1920 gabled brick porch.
2 gabled wings to rear, that to right has gable with 2 collars, close
studding, and central quatrefoil panel with V-strut above. Interior:
chamfered beams; first floor left-hand back room with chamfered joists
and beam; semi-basement to left at back with chamfered beam and latterly
used as a dairy, with cooling shelf; ground floor right-hand back room
has large C17 open fireplace with roll-moulded lintel; C17 boarded doors
with shaped strap hinges throughout, and circa 1800 panelled doors to front
range; altered C17 staircase.

Listing NGR: SJ5777213114

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

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