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Houndhill Manor, Marchington

Description: Houndhill Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 273866

OS Grid Reference: SK1421330397
OS Grid Coordinates: 414213, 330397
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8709, -1.7903

Location: Marchington, Staffordshire ST14 8LN

Locality: Marchington
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST14 8LN

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Listing Text


7/159 Houndhill Manor (Formerly
10/1/53 listed as Houndhill)

- II

Farmhouse. Mid to late C17 with late C17 addition and late C19
addition and alterations. Red brick with ashlar dressings; plain
tile roof with coped verges on shaped kneelers; brick stack and
integral end stack. Early house to right of 3 storeys and attic with
floor band and ogee moulded eaves cornice both continued on late C17
addition to left which is of 2 storeys and attic under same roof line,
late C19 central projecting 3-storey porch with floor bands, moulded
eaves cornice and hipped, lead covered roof surmounted by a cupola;
3:1:3 bays. Early house: Random band brick windows have ovolo-
moulded mullions and surrounds, those to left and centre have 2 lights,
those to right one light, central 2-light gabled dormer; door with
cambered head to left of centre. Late C17 addition: Flemish bond
with vitrified headers; 2-light chamfer mullioned windows with rebated
and chamfered surrounds to first floor, large ground-floor bay window
to left with heavy moulded cornice, tall probably C19 cross-window to
ground floor right, central 2-light gabled dormer, left hand gable
capped by ball finial. C19 porch: Central 4-centred doorway with
panelled spandrels and overlight with three 4-centred lights and
hood mould, 2-light chamfer mullioned window to first floor with
hood mould, blind panel to second floor with hood mould.

Listing NGR: SK1421330397

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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