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STANHOPE HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: STANHOPE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1075421

Location

STANHOPE HOUSE, MARK RAKE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 215484

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BEBINGTON MARK RAKE SJ 38 SW (north side) Bromborough 6/157 Stanhope House

G.V. II

House, now office. 1693, with later alterations. For Joseph and Elizabeth Spann. Stone with slate roof. 3 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Drip moulds over ground and 1st floors, coped gables have kneelers with finials. Ovolo mullioned windows, those to ground floor of 6 lights, with central king mullions. 1st floor transomed window, that to 1st bay of 2 lights, others of 6 lights with central king mullions. 2nd floor has 3-light windows. Attic has gabled dormers with small bull's eyes. All windows have leaded glazing. Porch has entrance with bolection moulding, stone above inscribed: "ISL/1693" with royal arms. Porch of 1939 re-using architrave and date stone. Rear has low wing with C20 garage extension. Interior has ground floor with panelling, door and fireplace said to be taken from Chillingham Castle, Northumberland. Door has elaborate panelling with fan to top panel, fireplace has gadroomed mantel, the overmantel has strap work with coat of arms. Panelling has Ionic columns and 9 smaller columns, originally open screen with central entrance, now re-aranged to form closed screen. Inner room has stone fireplace in angle with pointed lintel and painted flower panel above (covered up). 1st floor has timber cross-frame with daub and wattle infill. Attic floor removed, roof trusses with tie beams and collars. Former stable wing wall with some timber framing with orignal entrances, later doors. Re-used carved stones from other (demolished) houses in Bromborough, one has lion, flanked by elephant and griffin. Mounting block to front of building.

Listing NGR: SJ3493282374

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34932 82374

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