Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1205291

Date first listed: 16-Sep-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Mar-1992



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District: City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 90524 97334



SO99NW CARLTON ROAD 895-1/5/29 (North side) 16/09/57 Graiseley Old Hall


House, part of school in C20, now empty (1990). Late C15 with early C18 and later alterations and additions. Brick with some plaster and internal timber-framed structure; tiled roofs with brick stacks. L-plan with later rear wing to right. 2 storeys; 2-window range to left of gable to 3-window return range; 2-window rear wing and re-entrant porch. Windows are mostly segmental headed and with 2- or 3-light casements with Tudor heads to the lights, or casements with iron opening casements. 2-window range has 3-light ground floor window with blocked entrance to left, 2-light windows to 1st floor; French window in recessed part to left, continuous with Graisley Old Cottage (q.v.); gable has plastered 1st floor, 2-light windows; large stack to rear of ridge and stack to left of gable; return has single light to ground floor, two 2-light windows and one with leaded glazing to 1st floor; porch has hipped roof, 3-light window and entrance with heavy plank door to canted angle; rear wing is higher to right, irregular fenestration of 2-light windows, and one light with decorative glazing to ground floor; stack to change in roof level. Rear: gabled wing with parallel rear range to right continuous with Graiseley Old Cottage; cross-axial stack. INTERIOR: timber-framed cross walls; C19 stair with chamfered balusters; room to right has panelled screen wall with upper turned balusters to hall, stop-chamfered beam and joists, timber-framed wall has remains of C16 painted decoration and panel of exposed wattle-and-daub; room to left has richly moulded beams and joists to panelled ceiling, large fireplace with bressummer and fire hood, rear wall has Tudor-headed entrance and exposed wattle-and-daub; rear room has moulded beam with stop chamfers, Adam-style fireplace with contemporary Dutch tiles, similar fireplace to another rear room; some wide-boarded doors with H-L hinges to both floors. One of the oldest buildings in the borough with many surviving C15 and C16 features.

Listing NGR: SO9052497334


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

Legacy System number: 378352

Legacy System: LBS

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