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Latitude: 52.8559 / 52°51'21"N
Longitude: -2.7253 / 2°43'30"W
OS Eastings: 351261
OS Northings: 328957
OS Grid: SJ512289
Mapcode National: GBR 7J.S4J2
Mapcode Global: WH8B2.3GJY
Entry Name: Hazlitt House
Listing Date: 28 August 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366784
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259980
Location: Wem Urban, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Wem Urban
Built-Up Area: Wem
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Wem St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
5358 NOBLE STREET
SJ 5128 3/73 28.8.51
Early C18 painted brick house. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Taller centre
bay has hipped roof, brick pilaster quoins and string course. Two storeys. Four
bays. Two and 3-light casement windows with leaded panes, some in segmental-headed
openings. Left of centre a moulded doorcase, glazed door and hood on brackets.
Plaque above inscribed "In this house lived the Reverend William Hazlitt from
1787 to 1813 and his son William Hazlitt essayist and critic from 1787 to 1799."
Brick chimney stack near centre and another at east end.
Gabled wing at rear with stone coping with moulded kneelers.
Interior: Rear ground floor room has C17 panelling (said to have come from the
church) with fluted frieze and carved panels over an C18 moulded stone chimney
Adjacent to the south-west is the derelict remains of the Old Victorian Chapel of
which William Hazlitt, senior, was minister.
Listing NGR: SJ5125528956
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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