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Wyre Hall and Attached Wall and Railings to the East, Penkridge

Description: Wyre Hall and Attached Wall and Railings to the East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 October 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 271696

OS Grid Reference: SJ9256914107
OS Grid Coordinates: 392569, 314107
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7246, -2.1114

Location: Cannock Road, Penkridge, Staffordshire ST19 5DT

Locality: Penkridge
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST19 5DT

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Listing Text

SJ 9214-9314 PENKRIDGE C.P. CANNOCK ROAD (South side)

9/47 Wyre Hall and attached wall
and railings to the east
27.10.82 (Previously listed as
'Wyre Hall')


House, wall and railings. Late C17 with C18 and C19 additions and
early to mid-C19 alterations. Red brick, English stretcher bond with
additions in Flemish bond, ashlar quoins and dressings; plain tile roof
with coped verges on kneelers; brick ridge stacks and corner stack, all
with octagonal shafts. C17 block of 2 parallel ranges to the north-west
aligned north-south facing north, C18 wing to east aligned north-south,
projecting south, further extensions to the south. Gabled C18 wing to
left of 2 storeys and one bay, and chamfered quoins of unequal length,
C19 wooden frame cross windows with dripstone bands; C17 block to right
of 3 storeys and 2 gabled bays with high stone plinth and quoins of
unequal length, chamfer mullioned windows containing C19 wooden casements
with decorative glazing bars, those to first floor have 3 lights and a
moulded sill band, those to second floor have 2 lights, large C19
mullioned and transomed window to ground floor right; C19 6-panelled
door to left with panelled doorcase, flanked by small fixed light windows,
corner chimney to the right, formerly matched by one to the left. East
elevation: 2 storeys with moulded plinth, first floor band, moulded
eaves cornice and chamfered quoins of unequal length; 3 windows, C19
mullioned and transomed to centre, cross-windows to first floor left and
right, canted bay window to ground floor right; blind gabled extension
to ground floor left. Interior: 2 re-used medieval roof trusses over
the east wing with cusped braces extending from tie beam to slightly
curved truncated principals. A dwarf wall and C19 cast iron railings
extend from the north-eastern angle of the house for approximately 10 yards
to partially enclose a small courtyard.

Listing NGR: SJ9256914107

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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