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Banqueting house approximately 80 metres to south east of Eyton Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wroxeter and Uppington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6511 / 52°39'3"N

Longitude: -2.6327 / 2°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 357290

OS Northings: 306118

OS Grid: SJ572061

Mapcode National: GBR BP.62JS

Mapcode Global: WH9D6.JMJG

Plus Code: 9C4VM928+CW

Entry Name: Banqueting house approximately 80 metres to south east of Eyton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 June 1958

Last Amended: 17 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419946

Location: Wroxeter and Uppington, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Wroxeter and Uppington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Eaton Constantine and Wroxeter St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


6/141 Banqueting house approxi-
13.6.58 mately 80 metres to south-
east of Eyton Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Remains
of Tudor house including


Shown on O.S. map as Tower.
Banqueting house. Circa 1607, for Sir Francis Newport. Dressed red sandstone
and red brick with diaper pattern; grey sandstone ashlar dressings; ogee
lead cap to turret with globe finial. Octagonal plan with octagonal turret
to north. 2 storeys with 3-storey turret. Plinth, moulded string course
and moulded cornice to balustraded parapet with double-vase shaped balusters
and moulded parapet. First-floor 3-light stone windows in alternate faces
with double-chamfered reveals, chamfered mullions and transoms, and leaded
lights; 3-bay blind-arcaded ground floor to south-west with moulded imposts
and shield-shaped keystones; red brick and red sandstone rubble infill to
arcade with 2-light wooden casements to west and south-west; inserted boarded
door to north-west with fanlight; boarded door to north-east with segmental
relieving arch; blocked round arch to south-east. Turret of 2 stages exter-
nally with moulded string course and cornice, and two 2-light stone windows
to each stage with double-chamfered surrounds, chamfered mullions, and leaded
lights. Interior not inspected, but likely to be of interest. The banqueting
house is one of a pair connected by a length of garden wall [the other is now
incorporated in Eyton on Severn Farmhouse (q.v.)] which along with another
length of wall, a walled garden, and a converted barn [Tithe Barn Cottage
(q.v.)] is all that remains of Sir Francis Newport's house after its destruc-
tion by fire. B.o.E., p.129; H.E. Forrest, Transactions of the Shropshire
Archaelogical Society 40 (1918-20), Pp.134-5.

Listing NGR: SJ5729006117

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