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Wordsley Manor, Stourbridge

Description: Wordsley Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 April 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 217973

OS Grid Reference: SO8917786488
OS Grid Coordinates: 389177, 286488
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4762, -2.1608

Location: 18 Meadowfields Close, Dudley DY8 DY8 5AA

Locality: Stourbridge
County: Dudley
Country: England
Postcode: DY8 5AA

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Listing Text

Wordsley Manor
SO 88 NE 7/154


Late C18. A good red brick small mansion. 3 storeys. Facade has slightly projecting
3-windowed central bay surmounted by dentilled pediment which encloses circular
window; 5 sash windows overall with cambered and channelled lintels having flat
soffites, the central in moulded stone architrave with segmental pediment; sill
bands; Tuscan column small portico with triglyph frieze and modillion pediment;
doorway in panelled reveals with enriched semi-circular fanlight, multi-panelled
door and stone steps up; moulded stone eaves cornice, parapet. 3-windowed returned
side to east with Venetian window at centre. Interior not inspected but understood
to be largely unaltered and contain good staircase. Early or mid C19 out-buildings
set back at right and left returned sides, the former with hipped slate roof,
glazed lantern and wind vane. The left-hand block is dilapidated but retains
parapet pierced by stone framed quatrefoil openings. Both blocks, which have
splayed ends to front are linked to house by brick screen walls. These are part
concave on plan and contain semi-circular headed niches.

Listing NGR: SO8917786488

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Source: English Heritage

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