Description: Meeson Hall
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255116
OS Grid Reference: SJ8181404028
OS Grid Coordinates: 381814, 304028
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6337, -2.2701
SJ 80 SW ALBRIGHTON C.P. HIGH STREET
Shown on O.S. map as Meeson House.
House. Mid to late C18. Pebbledash rendered facade with concrete
parapet on sandstone and brick plinth masking 3 red brick gables behind
(2 to right, one to left, formerly separate houses?), plain tiled roofs.
3 storeys; front of 4 bays, entrance in lower extension to north-east
with 6 panel door, early c19 pilastered portico, semi-circular fanlight
and open pediment, windows all C18 glazing bar sashes with frames flush
to wall surface, reduced proportions to top floor (including 2 'dummy'
windows to left and one to right); brick end stacks to gables. Interior
has an open string staircase of c.1750-60, 3 flights with bow on first
landing, turned wooden balusters of vase shape; C18 ventilated wooden
cupboards with slatted vents on each floor, oak panelling in right
hand front room; sandstone walled cellaeA perhaps suggestive of an
earlier house on the site. Rainwater head to lead downpipe on facade
with inscription R/R E/ 1733; C18 semi-circular railed enclosure with
urn finials in front of house.
Listing NGR: SJ8181404028
Source: English Heritage
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