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Tean Hall, Checkley

Description: Tean Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274923

OS Grid Reference: SK0101439544
OS Grid Coordinates: 401014, 339544
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9533, -1.9863

Location: A522, Checkley, Upper Tean, Staffordshire ST10 4DZ

Locality: Checkley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4DZ

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Listing Text

SK 0039-0139 CHECKLEY C.P. HIGH STREET (south side)
Upper Tean
Tean Hall

Large house. Dated1613 with substantial early C18 addition and mid C19
alterations. Timber frame of closely spaced uprights to earlier part
and red brick with stone dressings to later parts. Hipped and gabled
tiled roofs; massive central stack between two parts; High Street Frontage:
in two parts; to right C17 part of two storeys and dormer lit attic;
lower, projecting gable to extreme right, canted floors with quatrefoil
pattern in apex and blind attic window over herringbone pattern; first
floor with glazing bar sash to right of centre, ground floor obscured
by C20 additions; centre recess has tall, full storey gabled dormer set
to left, inscribed "1613 A,D." with casement window and canted gable with
trefoil pattern over; glazing bar sash set to right below on first floor;
three-light casement to centre of ground floor; to left projecting taller
two-storey and attic. Baroque addition of two bays, the left-hand bay
projects beyond the right, both are framed by giant pilaster strips on
moulded plinth running up to an implied frieze and moulded cornice with
hipped roofs; each has a single range of windows; gabled dormer over
glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads and raised keystone, the first
floor with raised aprons. Elevation to hall yard; A continuation of
the Baroque wing with similar details but an unusual composition of four
windows (two dormers) closely set to left of centre and widely spaced
from angles; three of the windows are blocked and to left of centre
converted to an entrance with overlight and panelled door. Interior:
mostly remodelled and subdivided. Staircase behind left hand side of
gabled timber frame wing; dog-leg and of 3 flights to attic, heavy handrail,
ramped at angles, closed string and turned balusters (one per tread).
Further staircase to rear corner of Baroque wing; wide dog-leg, handrail
swan necked at angles, 2 turned balusters per tread, no curtail but two
fluted column balusters on last tread. Dining room on first floor with
dado panelling and one canvas faced wall (continued in connecting
corridor). Early C18 plaster and bolection moulded fireplace surround in
adjacent room. Timber framed wing has some C18 panelling. Board room
on ground floor a C19 reconstruction retaining heavy cornice.

Listing NGR: SK0101439544

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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