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Latitude: 52.7903 / 52°47'25"N
Longitude: -2.4961 / 2°29'46"W
OS Eastings: 366638
OS Northings: 321530
OS Grid: SJ666215
Mapcode National: GBR 7V.X65X
Mapcode Global: WH9CP.M4K6
Entry Name: Burleigh
Listing Date: 18 June 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367429
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361864
Location: Waters Upton, Telford and Wrekin, TF6
County: Telford and Wrekin
Civil Parish: Waters Upton
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Bolas Magna St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
BLISTS HILL BOLAS HEATH
SJ 62 SE 19/6 18.6.59
Late C18 red brick house with early/mid C19 alterations. Three storeys. 3:3:3 window
range, left and right in splayed bays, and right-hand 2-storeys. Sashes with glazing
bars. Central panelled door in pilastered doorcase with console brackets and modern
open porch. Tiled roof with parapet gable ends with kneelers. Two storey wing set
back to left.
Lord Burleigh, later Earl of Exeter stayed here for a time under the name of
John Jones, and married a local farmer's daughter on 13 April 1790. The bride was
not informed of her husband's identity until after the ceremony.
Listing NGR: SJ6663821530
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