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Kinvaston Hall Farmhouse, Penkridge

Description: Kinvaston Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271760

OS Grid Reference: SJ9084312316
OS Grid Coordinates: 390843, 312316
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7084, -2.1370

Location: Penkridge, Staffordshire ST19 5QD

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

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Listing Text


6/111 Kinvaston Hall Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C16 with late C17 internal remodelling and later
alterations. Red brick replacing earlier timber frame;plain tile roof;
brick external lateral stacks. 2-bay former open hall range, now
floored, aligned east-west facing north, and flanking 2-bay crosswings
aligned north-south projecting north, roughly central rear wing aligned
north-south. 2 storey hall range with toothed eaves flanked by gabled
crosswings of 2 storeys and attic; 1:2:1 bays, casements, those to the
ground floor and to the first floor of the wings have segmental heads;
central 6-panelled door with bracketed hood. Interior: Hall range:
Late C17 L-shaped staircase with turned balusters immediately east of
the front door; late C17 first floor partition walls of oak panelling
with an upper balustrade and carved frieze; massive central arch braced
roof truss with cambered and chamfered tie beam; the roof trusses at
each end of the hall range have three vertical struts between tie beam
and collar, curved wind braces throughout the building. East wing:
Timber framed east-west partition of square panels, the southern
ground floor room has chamfered and stopped spine beam and joists
and evidence for a former staircase, fireplace in north-east corner,
the northern ground floor room has chamfered and stopped spine beam;
and a fireplace in the south-east corner; the southern first floor room
has C17 wall panelling and a blocked doorway with a cambered head in
the north wall which formerly led to the northern room now entered at
first floor level via a Cl7 panelled door. West wing: The walls of
the northern ground floor room are fully covered in oak panelling complete
with a door in the south west corner which formerly led to the southern
room, and a cupboard in the south-east corner; at first floor level
there is a blocked doorway with cambered head which formerly linked
the northern and southern rooms.

Listing NGR: SJ9084312316

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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