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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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Coordinates

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

SJ 50 NE WROXETER C.P. EYTON ON SEVERN

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
Summer-house)

GV II*

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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