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Stanshope Hall, Alstonefield

Description: Stanshope Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274409

OS Grid Reference: SK1273054258
OS Grid Coordinates: 412730, 354258
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0854, -1.8114

Location: Stanshope Lane, Alstonefield, Staffordshire DE6 2AD

Locality: Alstonefield
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE6 2AD

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Listing Text


8/55 Stanshope Hall


House. Early C17 extended and remodelled in the late C18 and again in
the mid to late C19. Coursed and squared limestone rubble with ashlar
quoins and dressings, clay tile roof with coped verges on kneelers; ashlar
ridge stacks. H-plan; West wing early C17; central range probably
mid to late C17; East wing late C18, rear extension to central range
mid to late C19. 3 storeys; 1:2:1 windows; central range recessed
between 2 gabled crosswings; glazing bar sashes in raised surrounds, those
to left replace earlier windows; blocked attic window to left hand (West)
wing with lintel dated 1789, which probably refers to the refenestration;
C19 3-light ground floor bay to left ofmain range with casements and
leaded hipped roof; first floor C19 tall cross window to left of main
range and a small cross window above, both with chamfered mullions and
transoms and chamfered surrounds; fixed light glazing bar windows to
ground and first floors to right of main range; glazed door to right
of centre of main range. Return wall of West crosswing has double window
to each floor, all with basket-arch heads; those to ground floor and
first floor have chamfered mullions and surrounds and sunken spandrels;
that to second floor is partly blocked by the later main range. North
Elevation : West wing to right has 2 ground floor windows, that to right
of 2-lights with chamfered mullion and rebated surround, that to left
slightly higher and with chamfered surround and casement; return wall of
wing has blocked chamfered mullioned windows, that to ground floor has
3 lights, that to first floor 2 lights with remains of straight hood
mould, that to second floor has one light with chamfered
edges containing fixed light with glazing bars. East wing has a 2-
light mullioned window to second floor with chamfered mullions and surround.
Mid-late C19 2-storey extension to main range extending from East wing
and falling short of West wing; 3 mullioned windows; all of 2 lights
with chamfered mullions and surrounds containing plate glass sashes;
central 6-panelled door, the upper 2 panels glazed with flat hood. East
Elevation: Red brick with rusticated ashlar quoins and ashlar dressings;
clay tile roof with hammer dressed ashlar end stack. 2 storeys with floor
band; 5 windows; glazing bar sashes; central 6-panelled door with semi
circular fanlight and Gibbs surround; moulded and bracketed eaves cornice.
Interior: Early C19 open well staircase with wrought iron balusters of
square section; 2 C17 panelled doors; large segmental headed fireplace
to main range; tie beam and principal rafter roofs with trouble purlins
to West wing and central range; king post roof to East wing.

Listing NGR: SK1273054258

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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