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Latitude: 52.8884 / 52°53'18"N
Longitude: -3.0264 / 3°1'35"W
OS Eastings: 331034
OS Northings: 332815
OS Grid: SJ310328
Mapcode National: GBR 74.Q3CF
Mapcode Global: WH89Q.HN2L
Entry Name: Derwen House
Listing Date: 6 August 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245124
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468814
Location: Selattyn and Gobowen, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Selattyn and Gobowen
Built-Up Area: Gobowen
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Gobowen All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ33SW SELATTYN AND GOBOWEN WHITTINGTON ROAD
(North west side)
House, used as school. 1831, with later alterations. Stuccoed. Bitumen-coated slate hipped roofs with deep bracketed eaves. Rendered axial stacks. STYLE: Picturesque stuccoed villa.
PLAN: approximately square on plan with entrance on east side and principal rooms on the south garden front. Minor later C19 or C20 extensions on rear north and west sides.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Nearly symmetrical 3-bay east front with windows disposed to the right; 12-pane sashes and central doorway with stone Tuscan portico with paired columns; two hipped dormer breaking the eaves. South garden front, 1:2 bays, left bay set back; sashes with glazing bars, tripartite on ground floor right; centre large French casement with side lights and tripartite window above with segmental fanlight, both with console brackets.
Rear north and west elevations have minor later C19/20 extensions. INTERIOR: not inspected but reported as having original joinery intact, including panelled doors, open-string staircase with stick balusters and moulded mahogany handrail wreathed over newel; servants' stair has unusual wreathed handrail; landing has vaulted plaster ceiling with lantern; pair of mahogany bookcases with volute and anthemion cresting; chamber has splayed panelled window shutters. Chimneypieces appear to be mostly Edwardian. Circa 1930's shower in bathroom.
Listing NGR: SJ3103432815
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