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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 FALLINGS HALL (OUR LADY AND ST CHAD ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL)

List entry Number: 1201846

Location

OLD FALLINGS HALL (OUR LADY AND ST CHAD ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL), OLD FALLINGS LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
City of WolverhamptonMetropolitan AuthorityNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378507

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SJ90SW OLD FALLINGS LANE 895-1/2/74 (West side) 16/07/49 Old Fallings Hall (Our Lady and St Chad R.C. School) (Formerly Listed as: OLD FALLINGS HALL St Chad's College)

II*

House, now part of school. Early C18; possibly earlier wing rebuilt 1840s. Attributed to F. Smith of Warwick; for Sir William Gough. Brick with stucco and ashlar dressings; hipped tile roof with brick stacks. Early Georgian style. 2 storeys with attic; symmetrical 5-window range. Moulded plinth; platt band over ground floor; top modillioned timber cornice; Corinthian angle pilasters with entablature blocks. Centrepiece has entrance in eared architrave with keystone; fielded-panelled pilaster strips, frieze and consoled cornice; 6-fielded-panel door and overlight with glazing bars; window above has eared architrave with keystone with feathers, drops and scrolls to sides, and apron with stone panels; other windows have rubbed brick flat arches with keystones, all have 8-pane sashes with margin lights. 2 dormers, encased at time of resurvey (1990), and 2 panelled stacks. 4-window left return similar; adjacent gabled wing has C17 or C18 brickwork; return has 2 projecting chimney breasts joined over 4-centred arch into stack with diagonal shafts; rear has gabled projection with French window with mullioned side lights and overlight; label mould raised over panel; return and adjacent lights; rear of main range has 2 gabled wings with brick cornices and varied fenestration; right return of 2 bays with C20 school wing. INTERIOR: hall with tall fielded panels, bolection-moulded fireplace architrave, 8-panel doors; main stair has open string, 3 twisted balusters to the tread, moulded handrail; dado panelling ramped to pilasters; 2nd stair has pulvinated close string, column-on-vase balusters, moulded handrail, to basement a blocked 2-light mullioned window with some leaded glazing, similar window to attic; ground floor room with panelling as hall, door has tympanum with archivolt and key, boxed-in fireplace; 1st floor has some cornices and simple marble fireplaces; many shutters to windows. A good example of an early C18 house, one of several in the borough, with many surviving interior features.

Listing NGR: SJ9291301440

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National Grid Reference: SJ9280401456

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