MORE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206135
Date first listed:
03-Feb-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Mar-1992
Statutory Address:
MORE HOUSE, HAYWOOD DRIVE

Map

Ordnance survey map of MORE HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1206135 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 14-Oct-2019 at 02:40:02.

Location

Statutory Address:
MORE HOUSE, HAYWOOD DRIVE

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

District:
City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SO8855599811

Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SJ8899NE HAYWOOD DRIVE, Tettenhall 895-1/10/126 (North side) 03/02/77 More House (Formerly Listed as: HAYWOOD DRIVE, Tettenhall Gorsty Hayes Cottage)

GV II

House, said to be originally hunting lodge, now presbytery to Catholic church of St Thomas of Canterbury. C16 or early C17; alterations c1866. Painted brick with timber-framed cross wing with square framing, and tile-hung gable to kitchen wing; tile roof and brick stack. 2-storey range has cross wing with full-height hall to left with single-storey kitchen wing to left end. Windows mostly casements with leaded glazing; 2 small lights to kitchen wing; hall has wooden-mullioned window of 4 lights with 2 transoms and decorative leaded glazing; bow window with lean-to roof to cross wing, 1st floor and attic window above; small end windows; entrance to right return of wing has canopy in angle and panelled door; gable-end stack and cross-axial stack to kitchen wing. Rear similar: hall has bay window under catslide roof with 4-lights and transom, light to right return; gabled dormer above. Left return has lean-to outshut; 2 small lights and gabled canopy to entrance. INTERIOR: chamfered beams and exposed joists; entrance hall has dado panelling; doors with C17 relief panels of figures etc; hall has large fireplace with attached wood columns and C17 panels, turned balusters to low gallery above, called the minstrel's gallery; richly moulded doorcases; spiral stair to rear of cross wing. House owned in C19 by Col. Thorneycroft of Tettenhall Towers (q.v.), who installed C17 reliefs and other features.

Listing NGR: SO8855599811

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378427
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 28 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/00818/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.R. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].