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Stanley Hall


Stanley Hall is set above the west bank of the Severn in Astley Abbots. The hall was surrounded by parkland, which extended for over a half mile south and north-west of the hall. Carriage drives ran through the park, and there was a lodge at its southern end by 1882.

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Features & Designations


  • Drive
  • Description: Carriage drives ran through the park toward Stanley Hall.
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  • Gate Lodge
  • Description: There was an entrance lodge at the southern end of the park.
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  • Manor House (featured building)
  • Description: Stanley Hall is a Jacobean house of red sandstone and brick. It features plain gables, mullioned and transomed windows, and an entrance porch. There is a stable wing of the 18th century to the right of the entrance. A large addition of 1816 was pulled down in the mid-20th century.
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Key Information


Landscape Park

Principal Building

Manor House


Part: standing remains

Open to the public


Civil Parish

Astley Abbotts



  • {Ordnance Survey County Series Six Inch}, Shropshire, LI.SE, LVIII.NE, (Southampton: Ordnance Survey, 1888, 1891)
  • Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. {The Buildings of England: Shropshire}, (London: Yale University Press, 2006)
  • Viator, A. {Guide to the View from Brimstree Hill}, (Shifnal, 1858): 11.