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Betton Strange Hall (Flats Number 1-18)

A Grade II Listed Building in Berrington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6793 / 52°40'45"N

Longitude: -2.7274 / 2°43'38"W

OS Eastings: 350915

OS Northings: 309316

OS Grid: SJ509093

Mapcode National: GBR BK.4971

Mapcode Global: WH8BV.2XHB

Entry Name: Betton Strange Hall (Flats Number 1-18)

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259707

Location: Berrington, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Berrington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Berrington with Betton Strange

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 50 NW; 3/53


Betton Strange Hall
(Flats Nos. 1-18)

Country house, now divided. Mid-C19 with late C19 remodelling.
Painted render, lined as ashlar, with grey sandstone ashlar dressings;
hipped slate roofs. Irregular L-plan; remodelled in a Queen Anne
Revival style. Two storeys and attic with projecting 3-storey wings.
Second floor cill band to wings, stone and wooden dentil eaves
cornice; five eaves dormers to centre block with wooden 2-light;
casements and alternating segmental and triangular pediments, and five
eaves dormers to rear with triangular pediments; external brick
stack to front of right-hand wing, four brick stacks to centre block,
and four brick stacks to left-hand block and service wing extending to
rear. 2:5:2 bays, 4-pane and glazing bar sashes with moulded
architraves, segmental-headed to ground-floor in central 5 bays; two
blank ground-floor bays to right; central pair of 3-panelled doors
with glazed overlight under segmental head; central late Cl9 five-
bay ashlar loggia with square end piers, Tuscan columns supporting
moulded cornice, and panelled parapet with globe finials above the
centre of each arch. 3-bay right-hand return front with 2-storey
canted hipped-roofed bay, and 7-bay left-hand return front; late C19
square ashlar bay with balcony above at rear. Interior not
inspected but noted as having entrance hall with late C19 three-bay
screen leading to staircase hall containing late C19 three-flight
square well staircase with open string, chamfered stick balusters,
wreathed and ramped moulded handrail, curtail,and fluted columnar
newel post; ground floor room to east noted as having a late C19
round-arched fireplace. The Church of St. Margaret (q.v.) of 1858
stands in the grounds and may be contemporary with the earliest parts
of the house.

Listing NGR: SJ5091509316

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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