CHINESE HOUSE AT SHUGBOROUGH HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1358640

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1953

Statutory Address: CHINESE HOUSE AT SHUGBOROUGH HALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHINESE HOUSE AT SHUGBOROUGH HALL

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford (District Authority)

Parish: Colwich

National Grid Reference: SJ 99249 22718

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 92 SE, 19/23

COLWICH, Chinese House at Shugborough Hall

17.03.53

I

(Formerly listed at Grade II*)

Erected by Admiral Anson circa 1747 after his voyage round the world. Rectangular and of one storey. Plastered walls and pyramidal leaded roof with bold eaves. Elaborately fenestrated wood windows. The interior has a fine plaster ceiling now removed to the Hall. There is still in situ an alcove decorated with red lacquer fretwork end gilded pillars. The cornice is decorated in red, blue, gold and white. Recently well restored.

Grade II* shall be amended to read Grade I.



Listing NGR: SJ9924922718

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 443255

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 115, (1954), 1126-28

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