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Charlton Hill House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6625 / 52°39'44"N

Longitude: -2.6107 / 2°36'38"W

OS Eastings: 358790

OS Northings: 307368

OS Grid: SJ587073

Mapcode National: GBR BQ.57ZG

Mapcode Global: WH9D6.VBZQ

Entry Name: Charlton Hill House

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418758

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. CHARLTON HILL

6/132 Charlton Hill House
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GV II*

House. Circa 1660 with late C19 alterations and additions. Red brick (English
bond) with some stone dressings; plain tile roofs, 2-span to left. L-plan
with C19 block in angle to north-west. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Moulded
stone plinth with buttresses to ground floor cill-height, floor bands, and
stone-coped parapeted gables with kneelers; C17 gabled full dormers above
second and sixth bays with segmental-headed 4-pane sashes, external brick
end stacks with 3 square shafts, truncated to left. 7 bays; late C19
segmental-headed 4-pane sashes, some with flanking pilaster strips but
straight joints flanking other windows suggesting their removal. Central
3-storey gabled porch, 8 stone steps up to round archway with flanking
rusticated pilaster strips and dentil brick cornice above. One-storey C19
addition to left with truncated external brick end stack. Right-hand return
front: 2 bays; French casements to left with bracketed hood. Projecting
C17 gabled stair tower at rear, now partly obscured by C19 additions in same
style as house. Interior: C17 staircase rising to attic in tower at rear:
3 flights to each floor around square well with closed string, splat balusters,
moulded grip rail, chamfered square newel posts with bulbous finials, and
pendants; ground floor front room to right with C17 panelling and corner
fireplace with C17 overmantel with 2 double-arched panels, and oval and
lozenge decoration; ground-floor room at rear with possibly re-used panelling
and corner fireplace with C19 decorative-tile surround; C17 cellar door with
decorative strap hinges; probably late C19 fireplace in entrance hall with
4-centred moulded arch, carved spandrels, and keyed lintel. B.o.E., p.95.

Listing NGR: SJ5879007368

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