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Castle Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton Scott, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5029 / 52°30'10"N

Longitude: -2.82 / 2°49'12"W

OS Eastings: 344432

OS Northings: 289764

OS Grid: SO444897

Mapcode National: GBR BF.HJD6

Mapcode Global: VH761.2CJ3

Entry Name: Castle Hill

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483629

Location: Acton Scott, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Acton Scott

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Acton Scott

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


ACTON SCOTT

SO48NW Castle Hill
1312-1/9/2
15/03/74
(Formerly Listed as:
Castle Hill and Old Post Office.)

II

House. C17 with C19 extensive restoration. Painted
square-panelled timber frame with painted rendered infill
panels, stone rubble rear and side extension wings. Plain-tile
roofs with pierced ornamental bargeboards and finials to
gables. 2 central profiled C19 brick ridge stacks. T-shaped
plan of main range with cross wing with end and side extension
wings.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey and single-storey plus attic. West front
with advanced gabled wing of 2 storeys to right-hand side, the
upper storey with jettied and scalloped stop-chamfered
bressumer on curved brackets and single 2-light casement
window in projecting frame with sill brackets. To left are 2
bays each with semi-dormers breaking above eaves, a canted bay
window with tiled pentice roof and doorway with gabled
weather-hood on pilaster brackets. 2-storey stone rubble bay
on left-hand side with one simple casement window. C19 leaded
lights throughout.
South side: 3 framed-bay elevation with central advanced bay
with projecting framed casement window with sill brackets
capped with gable and with framed projecting ground-floor
porch with canted lintel. One jettied bay either side, each
with projecting mullioned and transom ground-floor window and
jettied upper storey with scalloped stop-chamfered bressumer
set on console brackets. Upper storey of square-framed panels
with ornamental bracing forming lozenge patterns. 2-storey
stone rubble extension on right-hand side with C20 casement.
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO4443289764

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