CLAREMONT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1207587

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1991

Statutory Address: CLAREMONT HOUSE, 131, PENN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CLAREMONT HOUSE, 131, PENN ROAD

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: SO9082697378

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History

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO99NW PENN ROAD 895-1/5/368 (East side) 08/08/91 No.131 Claremont House

II

House. c1845 for Joseph Foster, solicitor; extended c1905 for J W Sankey, industrialist. Flemish bond brick with hipped Welsh slate roofs and brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range to classical-style garden front. Moulded string course, first-floor sill band and deep band beneath projecting eaves. Doorway and window above set in tripartite architraves with pilasters, paterae and cornices; similar architraves to outer tripartite windows. Plainer side and rear elevations with bold Edwardian doorcase to extension. INTERIOR noted as having panelled doors and marble chimneypieces, including one with fine decorative tile surrounds depicting landscapes to ground-floor reception room; fine Jacobean-style panelled room to ground floor of south (c1905) extension including classical-style chimneypiece with De Morgan tile surrounds.

Listing NGR: SO9082697378

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 378518

Legacy System: LBS

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