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Calwich Abbey and Garden Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellastone, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9868 / 52°59'12"N

Longitude: -1.8097 / 1°48'34"W

OS Eastings: 412874

OS Northings: 343287

OS Grid: SK128432

Mapcode National: GBR 48Z.R9Q

Mapcode Global: WHCFB.56J3

Entry Name: Calwich Abbey and Garden Steps

Listing Date: 30 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405559

Location: Ellastone, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE6

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Ellastone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ellastone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


5/48 Calwich Abbey and
- garden steps


Small country house remains on site of the medieval Calwich Priory.
1849-50. Ashlar; slate roofs; ashlar stacks. Asymmetrical
plan; Tudor/Jacobean style. Garden front: Basically L-plan,
compact main house to left hand, lower service wing to right hand.
Main house: 2 storeys; roughly 4 bays, principal feature is
projecting gabled break with carved finials to kneelers, to left
a tall external chimney with paired stacks and a panel, to
right a gabled dormer hard against projecting gable; raised and
shaped quoins, moulded string over ground floor raised irregularly
over features, mitred and moulded eaves cornice raised over gable
windows, large chamfer mullioned windows, transomed to south return
gable; projecting gable had 3-light window to ground floor and 2-
light window above; between chimney and projecting gable, one range
of plain windows; paired chimney at junction with Service wing:
Principal features are 2 gabled projections, the left hand one with
apex chimney; roughly 2:1:2:1 bays; South elevation: 2 gables,
left hand one smaller, each with small panel. Octagonal link between
NW wing (demolished) and rear of house. Flight of stone steps in
undergrowth of garden to south. Entrance undiscovered. This house
was derelict and in a dangerous condition at time of survey (November

Listing NGR: SK1287443287

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