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IoE Number: 272825
Location: THORPE HALL,
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Date listed: 09 March 1953
Date of last amendment: 09 March 1953
Grade II

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SK 2508 THORPE CONSTANTINE C.P. THORPE CONSTANTINE 12/72 Thorpe Hall 9.3.53 GV II Small country house. Core of 1651, remodelled in the early C19; wings of 1800 (north) and 1812 (south) by Thomas Gardner of Derby; a billiard room extension was built in 1870. Rendered, on a sandstone plinth; hipped slate roofs; rendered stacks to rear of ridge lines. Main house aligned north-west/south-east with wings to each end projecting north- east; billiard room extension to the south-east. North-east front: recessed central block flanked by projecting wings. Central block: 3 storeys on basement, reduced proportions to second floor, eaves cornice and plain parapet; 5 bays, each bay defined by pilaster strips; glazing bar sashes with sill bands. Central half-glazed 2-leaf door with eared and pedimented architrave, and fanlight with radiating glazing bars; flanking flights of stone steps sweep up to the door and are carried on a stone arch with rusticated voussoirs, they have a wrought iron balustrade and square piers. Wings: 2 storeys with floor band; 3 bays, glazing bar sashes. Single-storey, 2-bay extension to the left with 4-pane sashes. South-west (garden) front: 3 storey central block with eaves cornice and balustraded parapet, attached by set-back links to 2 storey flanking wings with bowed fronts, storey band and eaves cornice; 3:1:5:1:3 bays, glazing bar sashes with sill bands. Central single- storey Tuscan porch with half-glazed 2-leaf door, fanlight with raised keystone, and moulded cornice. C19 extension set-back to right: one storey, 3 bays, glazed semi-circular arches, door to the left flanked by pilasters. Interior: open-well staircase with decorative wrought iron balustrade. B.O.E. p.281; Kelly's Directory of Staffordshire (1904) p.391.

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