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Patshull Hall and North West and North East Wings to North Forecourt, Pattingham and Patshull

Description: Patshull Hall and North West and North East Wings to North Forecourt

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 271451

OS Grid Reference: SJ8024600931
OS Grid Coordinates: 380246, 300931
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6058, -2.2931

Location: Pattingham, Staffordshire WV6 7HY

Locality: Pattingham and Patshull
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV6 7HY

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Listing Text

SJ 80 SW

7/145 Patshull Hall and N.W. and
16.6.53 N.E. wings to north forecourt

G.V. I

Country House. c1750. by James Gibbs, extended later in
C18 and again in mid to late C19 and altered. Ashlar with
hipped slate roofs. North Front: 3 storeys on basement
with modillion cornice and parapet; 2:7:2 bays, outer
balustraded turrets projecting from corners; 7 bay part
has 3 bay central pedimented break. Mostly plate glass
sashes in moulded architraves; cornices to ground floor
windows and to first floor of turrets; turrets have
balustraded panels below first floor windows; small
mezzanine windows to outer bays of central block, continued
as decorated panels in centre. Projecting pedimented mid
C19 Doric porch to arched doorway, with enriched tympanum;
flanked by balustrades to front areas. Lower 2 storey
hipped former coach house and stable wings frame forecourt.
3:1:2 bays with large rusticated, roughly central entries
above which are pedimented dormers; glazing bar sashes.
Set back links with ancilliary wings to outer N.W. and N.E.,
contain niches to match rear of triumphal gateway (q.v.).
South Front: 3 storeys with corbelled cornice and parapet;
2:3:2 windows, the central block projects slightly; plate
glass sashes; 3 centre first floor windows are round
headed with raised key stones and panelled pilasters; small
mezzanine windows to outer blocks continued across centre
as blind panels; external pelmets to first and third floor
windows; French casements to left of central solid verandah
and flanking stairs, supported on rusticated piers.
Interior: Entrance Hall: fluted Ionic pilasters to walls;
modillioned cornice with egg and dart moulding; decorative
plaster ceiling; fireplace in south wall with enriched
Coadestone surround and blind pedimented panel above with
scrolls in each side; marble top stands to each side of
entrance on console brackets; doors to east and west both
with moulded cornice and enriched frieze; door in south
wall with modillioned pediment on console brackets and
enriched frieze leads to the Saloon: tall round headed
windows to south facing balcony; large plaster panels to
walls for former paintings; console brackets to heavily
decorated plaster ceiling; door to east and west both with
moulded cornice. Staircase Hall: magnificent open well
staircase with twisted balusters, pendants and orb finials
to newels. There are several service staircases with
turned balusters; several fireplaces with marble surrounds
and much moulded plasterwork, egg and dart being the most
prevalent type of moulding.

Listing NGR: SJ8024600931

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Source: English Heritage

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