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Ashcombe Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cheddleton, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0582 / 53°3'29"N

Longitude: -2.0407 / 2°2'26"W

OS Eastings: 397370

OS Northings: 351217

OS Grid: SJ973512

Mapcode National: GBR 258.6WV

Mapcode Global: WHBCP.MDGC

Entry Name: Ashcombe Park

Location: Cheddleton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Parish: Cheddleton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Last Amended: 15 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274542

Source ID: 1038102

Listing Text

CHEDDLETON C.P. CHEADLE ROAD
SJ 95 SE
(east side)
5/52
Ashcombe Park
(formerly listed
as Ashcombe Hall)

GV II*

Small country house. 1807-11 with mid-C19 additions by James Trubshaw
Junior, master builder. Extremely fine sandstone ashlar; hipped slate
roof invisible behind blocking course; corniced ashlar stacks on lines
of hips. Entrance front: of 4 bays, plinth, raised string at first-
floor level and cornice; glazing bar sashes, the ground-floor windows
set in shallow arch-headed reveals; slight break to inner bays with
corniced single-storey tetrastyle Tuscan porte-cochere; glazed double
doors and matching side lights. Garden front: of 6 uninterrupted bays
similar to front. Orangery and service courtyard to rear. Interior:
entrance hall with paired doors (one to right a dummy) and central
fireplace in arch-headed reveal. Stair hall rises to full height of
centre of building with 3-bay round-arched arcades to east and west
sides of first floor and elliptical cupola, fully glazed with battered
sides; cantilevered stone staircase with cast balustrade in criss-
cross pattern taken down and wrapped around curtail newel. Drawing
Room has fine plaster wall panels and elliptical ends to east and
west.


Listing NGR: SJ9737051217

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