WETLEY ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1188801
Date first listed:
03-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
WETLEY ABBEY, LEEK ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WETLEY ABBEY, LEEK ROAD

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Staffordshire Moorlands (District Authority)
Parish:
Cheddleton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 96301 48151

Details

CHEDDLETON C.P. LEEK ROAD SJ 94 SE (east side) 9/95 Wetley Abbey 3.1.67

GV II

Shown on OS map as Cellarhead Road. Large house. Late 1820s or early 1830s with C20 alterations. Coursed dressed and squared stone; low-pitch roof invisible behind parapets. 'Gothick' style and part cruciform in plan, stacks all to rear. Tall 2-storey entrance front of 6 windows in a 2:2:2 arrangement, plus a projecting pedimented gable of 2 to right; (including a 2-storey, 3-sided bay window to right), the larger part to left has thin set-back buttresses finished by crocketed pinnacles to left end and to sides of central projection; windows to outer 2 bays are all labelled, 2-light mullioned and transomed of Tudor style; the centre projection has 2 ogee-headed lancets with criss-cross glazing bars over an elaborately ogee-labelled Tudor-arch doorway; criss-cross over- light and double boarded doors; further entrance flanked by side lights to right-hand set-back. There is no religious connection with the Abbey, the name contrived purely for romance.

Listing NGR: SJ9630148151

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
274585
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/08878/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Harper. Source Historic England Archive
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