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OLD MADELEY MANOR (REMAINS OF)

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: OLD MADELEY MANOR (REMAINS OF)

List entry Number: 1206157

Location

OLD MADELEY MANOR (REMAINS OF), MANOR ROAD

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Madeley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362668

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 74 SE MADELEY C.P. MANOR ROAD (off west side)

5/56 Old Madeley Manor (remains of) (formerly listed as Old 2/12/52 Manor House (remains)

II

Manor house,remains of. medieval probably C15 or early C16. Coursed red sandstone.Only a fragment of walling survives to a maximum height of just over 3m. This contains part of the springing of an external round-headed doorway with portcullis groove and chamfered arch; to the south a window at ground level (perhaps formerly lighting a cellar)and remains of a large fireplace with knife sharpening grooves to one side.Several blocks of dressed masonry lie nearby. Impressive fishponds or moats lie immediately to the north and west,and in the adjoining fields are further extensive earthworks, some of which (to the north-east) may have been associated with the garden of the house. The house itself, of which there is an engraving in Plotfs History of Staffordshire was partly timber framed. Scheduled Ancient Monument; some renovation to the existi.kg stonework was carried out in 1980.

Listing NGR: SJ7729942294

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Plot, R, The Natural History of Staffordshire, (1686)

National Grid Reference: SJ 77299 42294

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