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Description: Clent Hall
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156340
OS Grid Reference: SO9292579235
OS Grid Coordinates: 392925, 279235
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4111, -2.1054
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SO 97 NW CLENT CP WALTON POOL LANE (east side)
6/75 Clent Hall
House. c1685; refronted and altered c1800 and mid- to late C19. Brick,
partly stuccoed with sandstone dressing and on sandstone base; plain tiled
roofs partly behind parapets with end stacks. Three storeys add cellar
with moulded eaves cornice to front. Three bays; windows have moulded
plaster architraves and keyblocks; all have cambered heads and the ground
floor windows have moulded stone cornices; ground and first floor windows
are 16-pane sashes; second floor windows are 8-pane sashes. Central large
porch addition has flat roof behind balustraded parapet with lions at front
corners; clasping pilasters and moulded cornice; 12-pane sash window to front,
narrow rectangular sash to right; door at left side has moulded architrave,
panelled reveals and soffit, and half-glazed door (glazing replaced by leaded
marble panel of Hanging Gardens of Babylon) with transom light. There is a
Stafford fire insurance mark above the central first floor window. Interior
not inspected but said to retain open well staircase and to be largely unaltered.
There is a two-storey addition to the right side with a flat roof, a ground
floor bay window and a first floor sash window. Two wings to rear of main
front range said to be c1685 and have C19 rear additions. The house was the
home of the Waldron family until 1750 when it was passed to the Durant family.
The garden was laid out in c1875 by Sir Joseph Hooker, a director of Kew
Gardens and colleague of Charles Darwin.
Listing NGR: SO9292579235
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Source: English Heritage
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