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Morfe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7012 / 52°42'4"N

Longitude: -2.7477 / 2°44'51"W

OS Eastings: 349570

OS Northings: 311765

OS Grid: SJ495117

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2XY2

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.RCRJ

Plus Code: 9C4VP722+FW

Entry Name: Morfe House

Listing Date: 16 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455207

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE BELLE VUE ROAD
653-1/4/99 (North West side)
16/02/93 Morfe House

GV II

House, originally a pair. c1860. By Samuel Pountney Smith.
Ashlar faced, brick to rear, with slate mansard roof. French
Baroque style. 2 storeys with attics, 2-window range, designed
to read as a single house. Side entrances in architraves with
entablatures carried on console brackets. Squared bay windows
with casements, and cast-iron balustrading above. Sash windows
above and 2 dormers in roof. Shallow canted bay windows in
rear elevation, and stair windows with stained glass
incorporating medieval fragments.
INTERIOR: simple decorative scheme, with panelled arched
recesses in front rooms, and plaster cornices.
The houses were built as speculations by Pountney Smith, who
acquired the property c1860. They form a pair with Kinnersley
House (qv).


Listing NGR: SJ4957011765

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