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Needwood Manor and Attached Water Tower, Tatenhill

Description: Needwood Manor and Attached Water Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 273660

OS Grid Reference: SK1887322726
OS Grid Coordinates: 418873, 322726
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8018, -1.7215

Locality: Tatenhill
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE13 9RS

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Listing Text

In the entry for
TATENHILL C.P. Needwood Lodge and
5/81 attached Water Tower

The address shall be amended to read: Needwood Manor and
attached Water Tower


SK 12 SE
- Needwood Lodge
and attached
Water Tower
- II

Large house. Dated 1892. Hard red brick and stone dressings; hipped
and gabled tiled roof; end and side stacks. Asymmetric entrance front
of 2 storeys but dominated by a 3-storey circular tower built into
right end; mock-machicolations under top storey and with dentilled eaves
to conical roof; pointed arch casement windows around top stage, large-
pane sashes below; the remainder of the front has a projecting 3-sided
wing to the left, this and the tower flank a central recess of 3 windows,
the 2 outer ranges both rise to dormer roofs, the right-hand a 3-sided
bay; there is a slight central break, buttressed and with a low-relief
oriel to the first floor of 2 pointed lights, corbelled and roofed in
stone; the gable over-has verge parapets and a centre stack rising
unusually over the line of the oriel. The main entrance below is set
in a Tudor arch, deep reveal moulded and with columns; double panelled
doors. The water tower of 3 stages (to the north) has a flat roof behind
a parapet; the upper stages panelled, the lower with mock arrow loops
and a Tudor-arched door. Interior: 2-storey stair hall, galleried and
screened in carved cusped and moulded pine. Elaborate boarded timber

Listing NGR: SK1887322726

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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