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Basford Hall and Attached Stable Wing and Carriage Entry, Cheddleton

Description: Basford Hall and Attached Stable Wing and Carriage Entry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274514

OS Grid Reference: SJ9890551287
OS Grid Coordinates: 398905, 351287
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0588, -2.0178

Location: Cheddleton, Staffordshire ST13 7ER

Locality: Cheddleton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST13 7ER

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Listing Text

SJ 95 SE
5/26 Basford Hall and
- attached stable
wing and carriage


Country house. 1830s, enlarged circa 1856. Coursed dressed and squared
stone of ashlar quality; slate roof and tiled roof to additions, triple
octagonal shafted end and ridge stacks. Tudoresque; house forms large
rectangular block of 2 parallel ranges; the stables,forming an 'L' adjoin
the north angle. Entrance front: asymmetrical, of 2 gables both
projecting on corbel blocks and finished by large stacks, the left-
hand one is brought down and divides the gable with a wide breast;
the right-hand gable carries most of the fenestration, all with
chamfered stone mullions and transoms: an oriel to first floor right
with a 3-light window below and a 2-light window to first floor left
over a slightly projecting corbel-corniced single-storey porch with
boarded door; the left-hand gable has narrow single-light windows
to each floor astride the chimney, except to first floor right; the
plain gables are finished by coats-of-arms of the Sneyd family. A
string at first-floor level is the only visual link with the carriage
entry and stables, to the right of the front, projecting and framing
the open entry court. These are of single storey and attic, the
carriage entry has a large corbelled dormer placed centrally over a
Tudor-arch carriageway and is flanked by a 2-light window (similar
to those in the hall) to the left and projecting stack to the right;
the lower stable range is dated 1856 similar in style, only the
pattern tile roof marks it distinctly as an addition; long range
with slightly projecting central 2-storey block: projecting gable
(bearing datestone) on corbels over 2-light oriel and Tudor-arch
boarded doors, flanking wings have 2 blind chamfered mullioned
openings (each glazed only to left end) and a more recent double door
to left side between windows.

Listing NGR: SJ9890551287

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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