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City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 89455 95905



SO89NE PENN ROAD, Penn 895-1/4/369 (North side) The Woodlands


House, now residential home. 1899, by H T Hare. English bond brick with sandstone dressings; gabled plain tile roof with brick parapets and copings: tall brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Arts and crafts style. 2 storeys and attic; garden front of 5 bays, with 3 gabled bays to centre. Wood mullioned and transomed windows of up to 4 lights; central 2-storey bay window: bay to left of centre has 2 semi-circular arches with Doric column to recessed grand-floor entrance. Similar fenestration to other elevations. Left gable has 2-storey bay window joining rear left wing which has 3-light window in heavy stone surround to canted angle and 2-light stone-mullioned window adjoining arched door way with stone architrave set under flat hood. Projecting gabled wings flank central recessed bay of rear wing which has balustraded parapet over continuous stone-mullioned and transomed first-floor windows set above lean-to with 2-light stone-mullioned windows. INTERIOR: complete and lavishly executed including panelled ground-floor rooms, Morris and Co. wall decoration, lincrusta friezes and ceilings, classical and Arts and Crafts fireplaces with do Morgan tilework and panelled stairhall with dog-leg staircase.

Listing NGR: SO8945595905


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

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Date: 28 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14576/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Garratt. Source Historic England Archive
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