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Callowhill Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kingstone, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.835 / 52°50'5"N

Longitude: -1.9276 / 1°55'39"W

OS Eastings: 404974

OS Northings: 326388

OS Grid: SK049263

Mapcode National: GBR 39F.CGM

Mapcode Global: WHBDX.C0BG

Entry Name: Callowhill Hall

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273821

Location: Kingstone, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WS15

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Kingstone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingstone St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


Callowhill Hall

House. Late C16/early C17 with later alterations and additions.
Timber framed on high brick plinth with ashlar dressings; plain tile
roof; brick external lateral stacks. 2-room range aligned north-east/
south-west with porch projecting from centre of south-east side; main
living rooms at ground floor level, kitchens in basements. 2 storeys
and gable-lit attic on basement; 1:1:1 windows, casements except 4-
light chamfer mullioned window to basement left, blocked window to
basement right; central 2-storey gabled porch with door approached by
flight of stone steps, the first 6 semi-circular in plan, with elabor-
ately carved stone parapet interspersed with piers of square section.
Framing: Close studded ground floor, scrolled brackets to jettied
first floor with decorative framing of diagonal struts, those to the
outer panels forming lozenge shapes. S.W. elevation: 2-storey, 2-bay
late C17 brick extension to left with first-floor band, casements to
first floor and 6-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor;
central 2-storey brick link with ground-floor doorway approached by
flight of stone steps, and first floor casement; gable of main house
to right with 4-light mullion window to basement, casement to ground
floor; close studded ground floor, square panelled first floor and
attic, both floors have straight tension braces. 2 main rooms of
basement have massive segmental-arched fireplaces, 2 main living rooms
have large stone fireplaces with 4-centred heads; early C17 staircase
with turned balusters; C17 wall panelling complete with doors;
chamfered and stopped ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SK0497426388

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