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Blore Hall, Blore with Swinscoe

Description: Blore Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275059

OS Grid Reference: SK1381149398
OS Grid Coordinates: 413811, 349398
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0417, -1.7954

Location: Blore, Staffordshire DE6 2BS

Locality: Blore with Swinscoe
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE6 2BS

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Listing Text

SK 14 NW
5/63 Blore Hall

House. Early C16 with later alterations and additions. Red brick
(English bond) with ashlar dressings and coursed limestone rubble
extension; plain tile roofs; brick integral end stacks and ridge
stack. The C16 plan comprised 2 parallel ranges aligned east-west,
the north range projecting west and the south range projecting east,
the north range was extended to the east in the C17 or C18 as far as
the east end of the south range, a mid-C19 extension towards the west
end of the north range is aligned north-south. South front: 2
storeys; 1:2 windows with a further blind bays width to the right,
set-back north range to the left with mid-C19 porch to the right hand
side and a C19 buttress to left, both flanking a 2-light flat-face
mullioned window, central C16 first-floor window with 4-centred
head and an inserted C19 casement; south range to the right has
16-pane glazing bar sashes with wedge lintels, that to the first
floor right is blind and there is a similar but narrower window to
the left of it; 6-panelled door to left of centre with rectangular
overlight. Left hand gable of south range: C16 windows to ground
floor left and first floor centre of two 4-centred arch lights and
sunken spandrels, the former has a hollow chamfered dripstone band.
North front: 2 storeys; irregular fenestration but roughly 4 bays
width; lower 2-storey gabled extension to right with central ground-
floor casement and central blocked first-floor window, the roof line
of the extension to the left encroaches on a blocked C16 window with
two 4-centred arch lights and sunken spandrels, casement to first
floor right of centre within a C16 window frame, large glazing bar
casement below replacing a C16 window, one jamb of which survives
to the right, large cross-window to left of centre with flat-faced
mullion and transom, possibly a stair window, this lies immediately
left of a straight joint in the brickwork. East front: 2 and 3
storeys; 2 gabled bays and central straight joint, the left hand
bay has 16-pane glazing bar sashes with wedge lintels, the right
hand bay has flat-face mullioned windows, those to ground and first
floor left and right have 2 lights, that to second floor centre has
4 lights.

Listing NGR: SK1381149398

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Source: English Heritage

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