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Orgreave Hall and Attached Stables, Alrewas

Description: Orgreave Hall and Attached Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 272539

OS Grid Reference: SK1499216015
OS Grid Coordinates: 414992, 316015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7416, -1.7794

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

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Listing Text


1 & 2/52 Orgreave Hall and attached stables
- II

Small country house and stables. Mainly early C18, a remodelling of an
earlier house built probably in 1668. Red brick; plain tile roofs;
brick ridge stack and axial valley stacks. Principal range aligned east-
west facing south with flanking wings projecting to the south and aligned
north-south, the main house is linked to the early C18 stables by later
extensions to the east. South elevation: 2 storeys and attic with
moulded eaves cornice; 2:2:2 bays. central range flanked by boldly
projecting wings with hipped roofs and storey bands, late C19 four-pane
sashes within C18 surrounds; central 6-panelled door flanked by large
C20 windows with semi-circular heads; the wings are linked at the front by
a 3-bay arcade of semi-circular arches with raised keys and cornice capped
by bases of former finials, stone sundial to centre of main range at first
floor level inscribed "TEMPUS FUGIT". Attached single-storey, 3-bay wing
with glazing bar sashes and a parapet with fleur-de-lys, links the house
with a small 2-storey, 3-bay house, a wall links this house with the 2-storey
stable block. North elevation: Provincial Baroque. 3 storeys with
storey bands and partly balustraded parapet turned down at each end in
convex quadrants; 2:3:2 bays with applied late C19 concrete quoins to
each corner including those of the central break. Late C19 four-pane
sashes within early C18 surrounds with segmental heads and raised keys,
the second floor lights to each side of the central break are blind. The
parapet balustrades follow the same rythm as the windows. Central half-
glazed door with elaborate surround including Corinthian pilasters and
scrolled swan-neck pediment; cast iron drainpipes to each side of the
central break with rainwater heads bearing the arms of the Earl of Lichfield.
Single-storey wing to the left linking the main building with the small
house already mentioned, it has a semi-circular gable. B.o.E. p. 54.

Listing NGR: SK1499216015

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Source: English Heritage

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