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The Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6636 / 52°39'48"N

Longitude: -2.3018 / 2°18'6"W

OS Eastings: 379687

OS Northings: 307357

OS Grid: SJ796073

Mapcode National: GBR 06X.T2K

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.M94W

Plus Code: 9C4VMM7X+C7

Entry Name: The Red House

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255322

Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Tong

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description

SJ 70 NE
6/34

TONG CP
NEWPORT ROAD (east side)
The Red House

26/5/55

GV
II
House. Dated 1766 on brick to front. Red brick with old tile roof. L-plan. Three storeys with two storey wing to rear. Moulded stone plinth, giant order of end pilaster strips, moulded wooden eaves cornice, stone coped parapet gable end, end stacks and stack to rear.

Three bays; windows with C19 wooden mullioned and transomed casements, bracketed cills, gauged heads, and projecting keystones. Central six-panelled door with top four panels glazed, doorcase with moulded architrave, frieze and cornice, and C19 wrought iron lattice porch with tented hood.

Two storey outbuilding set back to right of red brick with tile roof; plinth, eaves band, dentilled brick eaves cornice, and parapeted gable end. Two C20 casements with segmental relieving arches flanking central blocked segmental arched doorway. RP/AP/MP inscribed on bricks to front.

Interior: C18 two-flight dog-leg staircase with open string, turned balusters, and inlaid moulded ramped handrail.

Listing NGR: SJ7969207360

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