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Brereton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brereton and Ravenhill, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7431 / 52°44'35"N

Longitude: -1.9196 / 1°55'10"W

OS Eastings: 405521

OS Northings: 316162

OS Grid: SK055161

Mapcode National: GBR 3BM.1HG

Mapcode Global: WHBF9.H93Y

Entry Name: Brereton Hall

Listing Date: 10 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271274

Location: Brereton and Ravenhill, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, WS15

County: Staffordshire

District: Cannock Chase

Civil Parish: Brereton and Ravenhill

Built-Up Area: Rugeley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Brereton and Rugeley

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/12/2012


SK 01 NE
682-/4/56
10.06.85


BRERETON
MAIN ROAD
Nos 179 and 181
Brereton Hall


(Formerly listed as Nos 179 and 181, (Brereton Hall incorporating Lane Ends))


II*


Large house, originally c17 manor house but extensively altered c.1795 and subdivided
into 2 dwellings soon after 1812. Yellow brick facing original stone, plain stone cills
and lintels, moulded stone eaves cornice on front, hipped slate roof. 4 ridge and one
range end chimney stacks. 11 bays, 3 storeys with some irregularity of level and
spacing. Single storey enclosed early c19 entrance porch added, fourth bay from left
end of front: stone, engaged Tuscan half columns with entablature over doorway, radial
fanlight, 6 panelled door. Oval windows with cast iron radial frames in side walls of
porch. Lane Ends (4 RH bays) has plain doorway behind single storey open fronted
porch. Horned sashes on all floors. Irregular rear elevation with 2 parallel 3 storey
wings projecting from centre of main range and 2 storey wing to right. Mostly cast iron
frame casements with glazing bars. Interior has oak staircase with slender turned newels,
moulded handrail and square section balusters. Ceiling beams, mainly encased, but 2 c17
moulded beams in ground floor room to right of Brereton Hall entrance.
Room to left of entrance with traces of painted plaster ceiling and a frieze of mural paintings
dating to the late C16 and depicting the Roman Emperors. The latter is an extremely rare
and important survival which was discovered during the winter of 1993 and since restored.


Listing NGR: SK0552116162

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