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Eastgate House (Registrar's Office, Part)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8069 / 52°48'24"N

Longitude: -2.1153 / 2°6'54"W

OS Eastings: 392326

OS Northings: 323271

OS Grid: SJ923232

Mapcode National: GBR 288.0AH

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.GQY0

Entry Name: Eastgate House (Registrar's Office, Part)

Listing Date: 16 January 1951

Last Amended: 29 April 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383959

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

District Council Ward: Forebridge

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stafford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


590-1/10/17 (South West side)
16/01/51 No.78
Eastgate House (Registrar's Office,
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)


Formerly known as: Chief Contstable's Office EASTGATE STREET.
House, now registrar's office. 1683, for General John Dolphin;
refronted early C18 and late C19 rear wing. Georgian style.
Brick with ashlar dressings; internally timber-framed cross
walls flanking central bay; tile half-hipped roof with brick
stack to rear of ridge.
PLAN: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic; symmetrical 7-window range.
Plaster plinth, platt band over ground floor and top
modillioned cornice; quoins. Entrance has Tuscan aedicule and
6-fielded-panelled door, steps flanked by cast-iron brackets.
Windows have sills, and rubbed brick flat arches with keys, of
console form over 2-pane horned sashes to ground floor and
with enriched panels to 1st floor over 12-pane sashes, central
key has date: 16/83; 3 pedimented dormers with casements with
leaded glazing. Rear has gabled wings flanking short hipped
stair wing, that to right with canted bay with shaped parapet,
that to left is 4-window range, large windows.
INTERIOR: hall has panelling; left-hand ground floor room has
oak bolection moulded panelling and bolection surround
fireplace; open-well stair has cut string, newels with
pendants, spiral balusters and ramped handrail; attic has
barrel vaulted plaster ceiling.
HISTORY: used from c1891 as home of Chief Constable for
Staffordshire, letter flap remains.
(Raven M: Staffordshire and the Black Country: 1988-: 291).

Listing NGR: SJ9231323268

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