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Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7127 / 52°42'45"N

Longitude: -2.1861 / 2°11'9"W

OS Eastings: 387527

OS Northings: 312802

OS Grid: SJ875128

Mapcode National: GBR 17T.S5Y

Mapcode Global: WHBFC.D28P

Entry Name: Park House

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271563

Location: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST19

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton A

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lapley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


5/96 Park House.


House, circa 1860. Possibly incorporating C18 work. Brick with pebbledash
and stone copings, mouldings and dressings; flat roof invisible behind
crenellated parapet, incorporating stacks. Mock castle style with irregular
but nearly rectangular plan. Two storey six window frontage, tower rising
to three storeys to right of approximately central entrance with pseude -
machiolations; small bartizan at angle immediately to right. Labelled
stone mullioned windows with sashes and casements; transomed bay to right
of entrance and oriel over with moulded corbelling. Front door set between
flanking narrow windows with continuous label, stepped up over bas relief
stone coat of arms imitating those of Elizabeth I. Entrance steps with
flanking carved stone lion and griffin. Interior: Full depth hall with
diagonally laid encaustic tiles. Built for Col. G. S. Tudor, a supporter
of the Rifle Volunteer Movement, which, presumably determined the castellar
style, He also erected Fort St. George nearby, not included, to which
troops were marshalled and exercised.

Listing NGR: SJ8752712802

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