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MORE 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: MORE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1206135

Location

MORE HOUSE, HAYWOOD DRIVE

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

County:

District: City of Wolverhampton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378427

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SO8855599811

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