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Callowhill Hall, Kingstone

Description: Callowhill Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 273821

OS Grid Reference: SK0497426388
OS Grid Coordinates: 404974, 326388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8350, -1.9276

Location: Kingstone, Staffordshire WS15 3PJ

Locality: Kingstone
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS15 3PJ

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Listing Text


Callowhill Hall

House. Late C16/early C17 with later alterations and additions.
Timber framed on high brick plinth with ashlar dressings; plain tile
roof; brick external lateral stacks. 2-room range aligned north-east/
south-west with porch projecting from centre of south-east side; main
living rooms at ground floor level, kitchens in basements. 2 storeys
and gable-lit attic on basement; 1:1:1 windows, casements except 4-
light chamfer mullioned window to basement left, blocked window to
basement right; central 2-storey gabled porch with door approached by
flight of stone steps, the first 6 semi-circular in plan, with elabor-
ately carved stone parapet interspersed with piers of square section.
Framing: Close studded ground floor, scrolled brackets to jettied
first floor with decorative framing of diagonal struts, those to the
outer panels forming lozenge shapes. S.W. elevation: 2-storey, 2-bay
late C17 brick extension to left with first-floor band, casements to
first floor and 6-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor;
central 2-storey brick link with ground-floor doorway approached by
flight of stone steps, and first floor casement; gable of main house
to right with 4-light mullion window to basement, casement to ground
floor; close studded ground floor, square panelled first floor and
attic, both floors have straight tension braces. 2 main rooms of
basement have massive segmental-arched fireplaces, 2 main living rooms
have large stone fireplaces with 4-centred heads; early C17 staircase
with turned balusters; C17 wall panelling complete with doors;
chamfered and stopped ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SK0497426388

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Source: English Heritage

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