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Marchington Hall, Marchington

Description: Marchington Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 273872

OS Grid Reference: SK1346931011
OS Grid Coordinates: 413469, 331011
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8764, -1.8013

Location: Green Lane, Marchington, Staffordshire ST14 8NZ

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

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Listing Text


7/165 Marchington Hall

House. c.1690 with later additions. Red brick (Flemish bond) with
ashlar quoins and dressings; plain tile roofs with coped verges on
kneelers; brick panelled ridge stacks. 2 parallel ranges aligned
north-south with additions to west and north-west. South front: 2
storeys and attic with boldly moulded eaves cornice and central
balustraded parapet between 2 gables capped by ball finials quoins
of unequal length, those to ground floor plain, those to first floor
with chamfered rustication; 5 bays, cross windows with raised and
ovolo-moulded surrounds, and plain mullions and transoms, containing
casements with leaded lights, continuous hood mould to ground floor
windows stepped up over central door; the latter has heavy moulded
surround and broken pediment containing pedestalled pineapple motif.
Low mid-late C19 wing to left: 1 storey; 1:3 bays, slightly set-
back blind bay to left, 2 cross windows to centre with moulded surrounds,
door to left with ovolo-moulded surround. North front: 2 storeys
and attic, boldly moulded eaves cornice, gables to left and right capped
by ball finials, quoins of unequal length, those to ground floor plain,
those to first floor chamfered; 5 bays, cross windows to the 3 central
bays with flat brick arches and raised keystones, those to ground
floor have continuous hood mould; ground floor windows to left and
right incorporate glazed doors with semi-circular heads; central
half-glazed door with ovolo-moulded surround; C18 clock between the 2
gables, with associated bells over. Single-storey extension to right
in front of, and partly masking,C19 wing; 1:3 bays, glazing bar case-
ments, gabled bay to left. Interior: Staircase with turned balusters
and faceted newel finials, partly re-set; exposed main ceiling beams,
ovolo-moulded, hollow chamfered or stopped and chamfered; timber
framed partition in east range extending from ground floor to roof;
fireplace in The Hall has elaborately carved oak arch, re-set; pine
panelling in The Dining Room.

Listing NGR: SK1346931011

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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