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Loxley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Uttoxeter Rural, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8865 / 52°53'11"N

Longitude: -1.9103 / 1°54'37"W

OS Eastings: 406132

OS Northings: 332123

OS Grid: SK061321

Mapcode National: GBR 38W.3TC

Mapcode Global: WHBDJ.MPJZ

Entry Name: Loxley Hall

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273904

Location: Uttoxeter Rural, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST14

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Uttoxeter Rural

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingstone St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 03 SE UTTOXETER RURAL C.P. LOXLEY PARK

6/196
10/1/53 Loxley Hall

GV II*

Country house, now school. Early C19 remodelling of an earlier
house. Ashlar, and plaster lined as ashlar; hipped slate roofs;
ashlar ridge stacks. 3 storeys, reduced proportions to second
floor, moulded eaves cornice and low parapet; 3:5:3 bays, slightly
recessed centre flanked by wings, glazing bar sashes, sill band
to first-floor windows, outer ground-floor windows are set within
round-headed recesses, inner ground-floor windows have moulded archi-
traves and cornice hoods, central first-floor window has moulded
architrave and bracketed pediment; central 6-panelled, 2-leaf door
with 2 blind panels over, moulded architrave and bracketed hood, 3-
bay Tuscan portico prostyle. Set-back 2-storey, single-bay link
to left in front of 3-storey, 3-bay service wing and attached to
single-storey, 6-bay flat-roofed extension. East front: 3 storeys
with moulded eaves cornice and low-parapet; 3:5:3 bays, central recessed
block flanked by 2 wings, glazing bar sashes, sill band to first floor
windows; central 6-panelled, 2-leaf door with overlight containing
radiating glazing bars, moulded architrave and reeded brackets to cornice
hood, C20 door to left hand bar of central block. Interior: Early C18
open-well staircase with barley sugar twist balusters, scrolled and
foliated brackets, ramped and wreathed hand rail. Hall: Jacobean wall
panelling and frieze with armorial bearings dated 1607; lower end of room
has a balustraded gallery carried on Ionic columns, upper end has a
Jacobean fireplace surround incorporating Corinthian columns on pedestals,
decorated with strapwork and the coat of arms of James I; decorative
plaster ceiling and frieze. Master Bedroom: Divided by fluted columns
of square Section carrying a 3-centred arch with keystone, and egg and
dart moulding; Greek key frieze at mid-wall height. Formerly the home
of the Kynnersley family.


Listing NGR: SK0613232123

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