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A Grade II Listed Building in Waters Upton, Telford and Wrekin

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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

Plus Code: 9C4VQGR3+4G

Entry Name: Burleigh

Listing Date: 18 June 1959

Grade: II

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

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5362 Burleigh

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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