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Longdon Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Longdon, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7109 / 52°42'39"N

Longitude: -1.9031 / 1°54'11"W

OS Eastings: 406640

OS Northings: 312586

OS Grid: SK066125

Mapcode National: GBR 3C0.5MX

Mapcode Global: WHBFH.Q4Y2

Entry Name: Longdon Old Hall

Listing Date: 27 February 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430390

Location: Longdon, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS15

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Longdon

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Longdon St James

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 01 SE
10/72 Longdon Old Hall

Farmhouse. Late C17/early C18 remodelling of an earlier house. Red
brick on sandstone plinth replacing earlier timber framing; plain tile
roofs with raised verges; brick lateral stacks. 2 parallel ranges
aligned north-south facing north; the west range contains an entrance
passage extneding the full length of the house and terminating in the
staircase. 2 storeys and attic on cellar with corner and central pilaster
strips. 4 window front beneath 2 gables; casements with segmental
heads. Boarded door to right of centre with bronze lion head door
knocker. West front. 2 pilaster strips flank a boarded door with
segmental pointed head, dentilled eaves band. Interior. The north
door gives access to the entrance passage which has a C17 dog-leg stair
case at its south end with closed string and splat balusters. The
north room of the east range has C17 oak wall panelling and intersecting
cross and spine beams. The east wall of the entrance passage contains
a long curved tension brace visible only from the cellar, and at ceiling
height a moulded beam, possibly re-used. Chamfered and stopped cross
beam and very wide joists over the south room (kitchen) of the east
wing. Cellar walls built of massive sandstone blocks. In one of
the first floor rooms of the east wing is a cross beam with double ogee
moulding, possibly re-used. Roof trusses with raking struts.

Listing NGR: SK0664012586

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