UPPER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208668
Date first listed:
08-Apr-1983
Statutory Address:
UPPER HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
UPPER HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Madeley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 69503 04179

Details

MADELEY CHURCH STREET 1. 5362 Upper House SJ 6904SW 11/471 SJ 6904SE 12/471

II GV

2. Said to have been built circa 1621 by Francis Woolf, but much altered. Circa early C17 north-west wing partly timber-framed, mostly roughcast, but with some timber framing exposed in gable on west side; 3-storeys, one bay gabled and with large side stack with diagonal brick shafts. Circa early C18 stuccoed wing to east with steeply pitched plain tile roof with gabled ends and parapet; 2-storeys and attic, 5 bays, first floor modern fenestration, ground floor 3 stone mullion/transom windows and doorcase with panelled pilasters and entablature with pediment. Venetian window in gable end. Central brick stack. Two C18 ashlar wings at rear forming U-shaped plan; venetian windows on the east side and gable end. The east side also has some late C19 gothic windows. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams in the north-west wing. Early C19 geometric stone staircase in rear of main range. Plaster ceiling frieze and cornice in ground floor room (No. 1 Court). Former provisional list description "Interior stated to have cast-iron frieze in lounge, and priest's hole.

Listing NGR: SJ6950304179

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
362324
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

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Date: 13 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16718/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Burtenshaw. Source Historic England Archive
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