Yeaton Peverey, Bomere Heath, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4
AN OUTSTANDING GRADE II* LISTED COUNTRY HOUSE OF EXCEPTIONAL SIGNIFICANCE
Yeaton Peverey Hall is an Aston Webb masterpiece. Shropshire's first self-consciously artistic Victorian Country House. Webb is responsible for the way Buckingham Palace looks today. He also designed and built Admiralty Arch AN OUTSTANDING GRADE II* LISTED COUNTRY HOUSE OF EXCEPTIONAL SIGNIFICANCE The house was built in 1889-92 by the renowned architect Aston Webb for Sir Offley Wakeman, Bart, antiquary and local politician, and is Webb’s only full scale country house. The style is informal Elizabethan and only the very best materials were used; choice English oak for the half-timbering, green Westmorland slate for the roofs and red sandstone from the Triassic beds at Boreatton. Some of the richly decorated interior rooms have cedar panelling whilst most have moulded and enriched plastered ceilings and wall decoration, inglenooks and chimney-pieces. The former servants wing is now five flats, still owned but let. The landscaped gardens provide a private setting for this superb country house. There are a variety of lawns, mature specimen trees, rhododendrons, an idyllic pond and far reaching views over the surrounding fields. Yeaton Peverey is a fabulous and grand family home ideal for entertaining.