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Latitude: 53.0306 / 53°1'50"N
Longitude: -2.0566 / 2°3'23"W
OS Eastings: 396301
OS Northings: 348151
OS Grid: SJ963481
Mapcode National: GBR 25F.WCL
Mapcode Global: WHBCW.C2XZ
Entry Name: Wetley Abbey
Listing Date: 3 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188801
English Heritage Legacy ID: 274585
Location: Cheddleton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST9
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Cheddleton
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Wetley Rocks St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
CHEDDLETON C.P. LEEK ROAD
SJ 94 SE
9/95 Wetley Abbey
Shown on OS map as Cellarhead Road.
Large house. Late 1820s or early 1830s with C20 alterations. Coursed
dressed and squared stone; low-pitch roof invisible behind parapets. 'Gothick'
style and part cruciform in plan, stacks all to rear. Tall 2-storey entrance
front of 6 windows in a 2:2:2 arrangement, plus a projecting pedimented
gable of 2 to right; (including a 2-storey, 3-sided bay window to right),
the larger part to left has thin set-back buttresses finished by crocketed
pinnacles to left end and to sides of central projection; windows to outer
2 bays are all labelled, 2-light mullioned and transomed of Tudor style;
the centre projection has 2 ogee-headed lancets with criss-cross glazing
bars over an elaborately ogee-labelled Tudor-arch doorway; criss-cross over-
light and double boarded doors; further entrance flanked by side lights
to right-hand set-back. There is no religious connection with the Abbey,
the name contrived purely for romance.
Listing NGR: SJ9630148151
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