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Sharpecliffe Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ipstones, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0668 / 53°4'0"N

Longitude: -1.9886 / 1°59'19"W

OS Eastings: 400859

OS Northings: 352172

OS Grid: SK008521

Mapcode National: GBR 254.N1Y

Mapcode Global: WHBCQ.F58R

Entry Name: Sharpecliffe Hall

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274660

Location: Ipstones, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Ipstones

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ipstones St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

IPSTONES C.P. -
SK 05 SW
Sharpecliffe
6/168 Hall
2.5.53

GV II*

Large house. Dated 1673, possibly to earlier fabric, restored and
enlarged late C19. Coursed dressed and squared stone, large quoins,
raised cavetto strings at floor levels stepped over windows; tiled
roof with crested ridge; verge parapets with ball finials; twin-
and triple-shafted (some circular) end and ridge stacks; original
plan of 2 parallel ranges. 2-storey and gable-lit attic, 3-window
entrance front of 3 flush gables; all windows chamfered and mullioned;
labelled 2-light windows to attics, originally 3-, 4-, 3-light to first
floor, now with C19 four-light to right; 5:2:2:5 to ground floor, the
right-hand deeper with a transom, the 2-light windows flank late C19
single-storey gabled porch with Tudor arch over a boarded door and low-
relief coat-of-arms above. The centre gable bears 2 labelled plaques
at attic floor level, inscribed to the left: "THIS HOUSE BUILDED BY
JOHN/WHITEHALL OF PARKHALL ESQ/SONNE TO JAMES GRANDCHILDE/T0 ROBERT
GREAT GRANDCHILDE/TO JAMES WHITEHALL WHICH JOHN BY FRANCES HEIRS TO
WI/LLIAM ASTON OF PARKHALL ES/Q HAD ELIZABETH & ANNE &/JAMES BY FRANCES
CRESLEY". The right-hand plaque bears the date 1673. Set-back late
C19 wing of 2 windows to right is of 2 storeys and with a dormer to
upper floor. Well set-back late C19 wing to left. Further mullioned
windows to paired gables on left, both with ranges of 2-, 3-, 4-light
windows.


Listing NGR: SK0085952172

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