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Holbeache House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kingswinford, Dudley

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Latitude: 52.5122 / 52°30'43"N

Longitude: -2.1713 / 2°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 388470

OS Northings: 290490

OS Grid: SO884904

Mapcode National: GBR 42D.VT

Mapcode Global: VH919.93ZZ

Entry Name: Holbeache House

Listing Date: 14 June 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217968

Location: Dudley, DY6

County: Dudley

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingswinford North and Wall Heath

Built-Up Area: Kingswinford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Kingswinford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

Holbeache House
SO 89 SE 9/150 14.6.51.


Circa 1600, largely refaced in early C19. Stucco; 2 storeys plus attic. Of
3 bays, the sides advanced and crowned with Dutch gables. 5 windows with rustic
glazing and hood moulds; arched rusticated porch; 2 dormers; early C19 stacks
and one restored stack with diagonal brick shafts; old tiles. Original fabric
internally including good panelling to ground storey room at north-west eagle.
The house is directly associated with the Gunpowder Plot. The home of Stephen
Littleton and the last refuge of the conspirators; the leader, Robert Catesby,
was killed and others arrested here.

Listing NGR: SO8847090490

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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