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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: THE OLD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1205595

Location

THE OLD HOUSE, COLLEGE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
City of WolverhamptonMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378388

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History

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SJ8899 COLLEGE ROAD, Tettenhall 895-1/10/123 (South side) 29/07/50 The Old House (Formerly Listed as: Headmaster's House, Tettenhall College)

II*

House. c1725. Brick with ashlar dressings; tile roof with brick stacks. Double-depth plan with central stair. Early Georgian style. Garden front to left return of 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range with 2-storey canted porch and single-storey gabled wing to right. Top modillioned cornice and stone-coped brick parapet. Ground floor has Venetian windows with triple keystones over sashed windows with margin lights; 1st floor has windows with eared architraves on sill blocks and sashed windows with margin lights. Porch has round arches with triple keystones on plastered piers; round-headed entrance with fanlight over paired glazed doors; platt band and 3 round-headed 1st floor windows with pilasters, archivolts and triple keystones; sashes with glazing bars; end stacks. Wing has coped gable and segmental-headed window with tripartite sash with margin lights. Entrance front has Tuscan porch to rear wing; 1st floor windows with C18 cross-casements with pegged wooden frames; inserted garage door to end; rear of single-storey wing has shaped gable. INTERIOR: open-well stair with open string and 3 column-on-vase balusters to the tread, turned newels and ramped handrail; some shuttered windows; rococo plaster ceiling to drawing room; mid C18th cornices.

Listing NGR: SO8879599920

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National Grid Reference: SO 88795 99920

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