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Longford Hall is a large country estate in Longford, a village in Shropshire, England near the town of Newport, built in 1785 for Colonel Ralph Leeke who was political agent of the British East India Company, designed by Joseph Bonomi, who had worked with Robert and James Adam.
The hall is placed on top of a low rise and looks over farmland towards the Lilleshall monument which is surrounded by burials. As with many such buildings, the first 100 feet in front of the hall is manicured grass, bordered by a ha-ha which prevented animals from entering. There is a small series of gardens, including a "quad". Behind the hall are a selection of buildings around a central square containing a dovecote which once formed the farm supporting the estate. These buildings were renovated and sensitively converted into housing between 2001 and 2004. The central dovecote is circular and forms an unusual dwelling.
The hall and lands(some 250 acres) are currently owned by Adams' Grammar School and are used as the junior boarding house and playing fields. To get between the school and the hall, one travels approximately one mile along Longford Road.
Across the playing fields, approximately 500 metres, is the Longford Lake. This lake is used for private fishing by the school and holds a wide variety of fish, including carp.
Boarding House Masters at Longford Hall have included:
- Mr Oliver G. Atkinson (Start date unknown, died at the Hall 1979 after an illness)
- Dr David Westgate (1979 - )
- Mr Rodney Jones (Start and end dates unknown, but was housemaster in 1984)
- Mr Gerald Leach (- 1991)
- Mr George Mayne (1991–1994)
- Mr Philip North (1994–2001)
- Mr Lee Hadley (2001–2007)
- Mr Matthew Skeate (2007 -)
- Mrs Atkinson (? - circa 1982)
- Mrs Anderson
- Mrs Fowler
- Miss Pickering
- Mrs Vernon
- Mrs Peters
- Miss Davies
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