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Essington House, Alrewas

Description: Essington House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 272510

OS Grid Reference: SK1693515059
OS Grid Coordinates: 416935, 315059
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7329, -1.7506

Locality: Alrewas
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE13 7ED

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Listing Text

SK 1615-1715 ALREWAS C.P. MAIN STREET (North side)

- No. 85 (Essington House)

House. C17 in origin, largely rebuilt in the C18 and altered in the
mid-C19. Red brick almost totally replacing the earlier timber
framing; plain tile roof; brick ridge stacks. Formerly a 3-bay
timber framed range aligned east-west facing south, extended by a single
bay to the west in the C18 at the same time as the outer walls were re-
built in brick. 2 storeys; 3 windows, the left hand bay is blank,
corner pilaster strips, casements with segmental heads; central half-
glazed door with bracketed hood, a vertical joint at the level of the
first floor window sills indicates that the eaves level has been raised
since the initial rebuilding in brick. Interior: timber-framed
transverse walls including the former western end wall, one corner post,
large open fireplace, chamfered and stopped ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SK1693515059

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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