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Hampton Hall, Worthen

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Hampton Hall is a country house in Worthen, Shropshire. Built of red brick with slate roofs, the main central part of the house is rectangular with projecting wings to either side. The central part has three storeys and a semi-basement, with a brick parapet concealing the roof, and crow-stepped gables. The flanking wings have two storeys and a semi-basement and hipped roofs with dormer windows. The main stairs occupy a projection to the rear with another crow-stepped gable.

Map of Hampton Hall, Worthen, Shrewsbury SY5 9JJ, UK

The house was built in the 1680s for Henry Powell, and parts of an earlier house may have been incorporated into the left wing. It was altered in 1749 for Edward Herbert, with the addition of a prominent two-storey bow to the far left. It became a grade II* listed building in 1951.

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Hampton Hall, Worthen Wikipedia


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