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Stoke Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Greete, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3378 / 52°20'16"N

Longitude: -2.6393 / 2°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 356538

OS Northings: 271275

OS Grid: SO565712

Mapcode National: GBR BP.TT2Y

Mapcode Global: VH84C.6HKN

Entry Name: Stoke Court

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483950

Location: Greete, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Greete

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


GREETE

SO57SE Stoke Court
582-1/4/99
12/11/54
(Formerly Listed as:
Stoke House)

GV II*

House. c1700 remodelling of early C17 range. Brick, with
plinths to south and east. Hipped and brick-coped gabled slate
roofs, with central lantern with weather-vane on ridge. 3
brick integral stacks to front and 3 projecting eaves stacks
to rear of main range with diagonal or spurred shafts with
restored caps, and one to side. U-shaped plan of double-depth
main range with cross wings each end.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey with attic and cellar. Main wall of west
front is a 2-storey, 5-window range of 9/9 sashes with moulded
cases and rubbed brick lintels. Central plain oak doorcase and
pedimented leaded canopy on projecting carved brackets with
8-panelled door.
Projecting return wall to left with 15/15 sashes and that to
right with restored 6/6 sash and 2 blocked windows.
Flanking projecting wings terminate in large shaped
brick-coped gables with storey bands at each floor and over
attic window. Each wing with 6/6 sashes at attic, two 9/9
sashes at first floor and ground floor with 6/6 sashes, with
one to right wing replaced with doorcase with plain pilasters,
panelled reveals and brackets supporting pediment canopy,
6-panelled door with raised and fielded panels. Wing to left
with later inserted 6-panelled door in moulded doorcase.
Right return side to south: shaped brick-coped central raised
gable over 5-window range at first floor and 6 windows at
ground floor: 9/9 sashes with moulded cases and brick
segmental arches. Central pair of glazed doors with projecting
pedimented canopy. Two 2/2 sashes in attic gable with
dentilled brick storey bands above and below. Central stone
sundial set above second floor.
Left return side: projecting stack flanked by 6/6 sashes to
right. Various scattered sashes and casements to left.
Rear: 3 projecting stacks, between stacks to right are leaded
casements with moulded brick hoodmoulds, between stacks to
left are first-floor sashes flanking tall round-headed 12/9
staircase sash; and leaded casements with moulded brick
hoodmoulds flanking 6-panelled door at ground level.
INTERIOR: main range with chamfered bridging beams with ovolo
stops. Short swept braces to internal truss frames at
ground-floor level. Early C17 panelling incorporated in later
fireplace surround in south bay, with central bay with C18
raised panelling. Dog-leg oak staircase with closed string,
column-on-vase balusters, toad-back handrail, cluster of 4
balusters forming newel.
C17 roof of main range of twin trenched-purlin roof of 5 bays
with closed trusses, high collar with twin raking struts over
square framing below, tie beam interrupted by doorway posts to
2 trusses. Internal lead rainwater hopper serving west front
dated 1702.

Listing NGR: SO5653871275

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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