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IoE Number: 255253
Location: HAUGHTON HALL, HAUGHTON LANE (west side)
  SHIFNAL, BRIDGNORTH, SHROPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Langford
Date Photographed: 04 March 2005
Date listed: 26 May 1955
Date of last amendment: 26 May 1955
Grade II*

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SJ 70 NWSHIFNAL C.P.HAUGHTON LANE, Haughton.(West side)5/3Haughton Hall.26/5/55

SJ 70 NW SHIFNAL C.P. HAUGHTON LANE, Haughton. (West side) 5/3 Haughton Hall. 26/5/55 GV II* House, now School. Dated 1718 with early C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Red brick with early C19 stucco facing, and 2-span slate roof. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Entrance fronts moulded plinth, moulded cill strings, moulded plaster cornice, panelled parapet with moulded stone coping, shaped parapeted gable ends with moulded stone coping, and central round-arched dormer with glazing bar sash and lugged architrave; 2 pairs of end stacks with stone quoins, and clustered square shafts with stone cornices, central ridge stack with 3 aware shafts. 7 bays; glazing bar sashes with flush boxes, those on ground floor with keystones; central first floor window with moulded lugged architrave, keystone, flanking scrolls, and half-H apron. 8 steps with low walls to central round-arched 6-panelled door with plain architrave, extended keystone, and panelled spandrels; doorcase consisting of 2 three-quarter Ionic columns supporting entablature with pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment. Circa 1820-30 projecting wings, that to left of 2 storeys and 5 bays with glazing bar sashes; aid C20 addition projecting to right. Garden fronts raised quoins, plinth, string course, cornice, parapet with central plaque inscribed A.S.H. and 2 central round-arched MDCCXVIII dormers with lugged architraves. Glazing bar sashes with lugged architraves. Early C19 wings: 2 storeys; cornice, blocking course, and hipped slate roofs. 2 bays; glazing bar sashes; outer bays projecting with recessed ground floor segmental headed tripartite sashes; inner bays with ground floor loggias consisting of 2 Greek Doric columns supporting entablature. Interior: Entrance Hall; 3-flight square well staircase with open string, 3 twisted balusters to each tread Doric column-newels, moulded ramped handrail, inlay in half-landings, and raised and fielded panelled wainscot. Raised and fielded panelled doors throughout. N. Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.246.

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