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Loxley Hall, Uttoxeter Rural

Description: Loxley Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 273904

OS Grid Reference: SK0613232123
OS Grid Coordinates: 406132, 332123
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8865, -1.9103

Location: Stafford Road, Uttoxeter Rural, Staffordshire ST14 8RT

Locality: Uttoxeter Rural
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST14 8RT

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Listing Text


10/1/53 Loxley Hall


Country house, now school. Early C19 remodelling of an earlier
house. Ashlar, and plaster lined as ashlar; hipped slate roofs;
ashlar ridge stacks. 3 storeys, reduced proportions to second
floor, moulded eaves cornice and low parapet; 3:5:3 bays, slightly
recessed centre flanked by wings, glazing bar sashes, sill band
to first-floor windows, outer ground-floor windows are set within
round-headed recesses, inner ground-floor windows have moulded archi-
traves and cornice hoods, central first-floor window has moulded
architrave and bracketed pediment; central 6-panelled, 2-leaf door
with 2 blind panels over, moulded architrave and bracketed hood, 3-
bay Tuscan portico prostyle. Set-back 2-storey, single-bay link
to left in front of 3-storey, 3-bay service wing and attached to
single-storey, 6-bay flat-roofed extension. East front: 3 storeys
with moulded eaves cornice and low-parapet; 3:5:3 bays, central recessed
block flanked by 2 wings, glazing bar sashes, sill band to first floor
windows; central 6-panelled, 2-leaf door with overlight containing
radiating glazing bars, moulded architrave and reeded brackets to cornice
hood, C20 door to left hand bar of central block. Interior: Early C18
open-well staircase with barley sugar twist balusters, scrolled and
foliated brackets, ramped and wreathed hand rail. Hall: Jacobean wall
panelling and frieze with armorial bearings dated 1607; lower end of room
has a balustraded gallery carried on Ionic columns, upper end has a
Jacobean fireplace surround incorporating Corinthian columns on pedestals,
decorated with strapwork and the coat of arms of James I; decorative
plaster ceiling and frieze. Master Bedroom: Divided by fluted columns
of square Section carrying a 3-centred arch with keystone, and egg and
dart moulding; Greek key frieze at mid-wall height. Formerly the home
of the Kynnersley family.

Listing NGR: SK0613232123

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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