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Main Gateway to Blithfield Hall with Flanking Walls, Blithfield

Description: Main Gateway to Blithfield Hall with Flanking Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 273796

OS Grid Reference: SK0453623946
OS Grid Coordinates: 404536, 323946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8130, -1.9341

Location: Blithfield, Staffordshire WS15 3NL

Locality: Blithfield
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS15 3NL

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Listing Text


- Main gateway to
Blithfield Hall with
flanking walls


Gateway and walls. c.1820. Brick, plastered and lined as ashlar.
4-centred gateway arch with nail studded doors, panelled spandrels and
hood mould terminating in heads, moulded string above to crenellated
parapet between 2 octagonal corner turrets with pseudo machicolated
battlements; flanked by short lengths of battlemented wall each
terminating with a battlemented octagonal turret, the right hand one
adjoining the screen wall to the kitchen courtyard (q.v. under courtyard
walls and outbuildings east of Blithfield Hall) the left hand one adjoined
by a low crenellated and buttressed wall sloping down to join the south
wall of the outer courtyard (q.v. under Bridge, gate piers, wall and
ha-ha to south of Blithfield Hall).

Listing NGR: SK0453423909

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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