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Aston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8531 / 52°51'11"N

Longitude: -2.7002 / 2°42'0"W

OS Eastings: 352948

OS Northings: 328631

OS Grid: SJ529286

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.SBM8

Mapcode Global: WH8B2.HKF2

Entry Name: Aston House

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427489

Location: Wem Rural, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Wem Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Wem St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WEM RURAL C.P. ASTON
SJ 52 NW
11/122 Aston House
-
28.10.60
GV II
Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 or early C17 with later additions and
alterations. C20 planted timber frame with rendered infill concealing
original timber frame; rendered plinth and slate roof. H-plan. 2
storeys and attic. Framing: entirely planted but gables have slight
overhangs supported on carved corner brackets. Central 2-storey porch
now with hipped roof retains wooden benches supported on carved C17
brackets and original nail-studded inner door in moulded wood surround.
Late C19 mullioned and transomed windows with leaded lights to ground
and first floor of gables and small C19 hip-roofed dormer in roof slope
to centre of hall range. Prominent red brick ridge stack in 2 sections,
to right of hall range and axial Grinshill stone ridge stack with triple
rebated shafts and moulded capping and base to left. Interior: inspection
not possible at time of resurvey (March 1986) but likely to be of interest.


Listing NGR: SJ5294828631

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