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© Mr Roy Millett AFIAP, APAGB

IoE Number: 274478
Location: THE HALL,
  ILAM, STAFFORDSHIRE MOORLANDS, STAFFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Roy Millett AFIAP, APAGB
Date Photographed: 31 May 2006
Date listed: 01 February 1967
Date of last amendment: 15 March 1985
Grade II*

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SK 15 SWILAM C.P.ILAM PARK8/120Ilam Hall and Gardener's1.2.67.Cottage. (Previously listedas the Hall.)

SK 15 SW ILAM C.P. ILAM PARK 8/120 Ilam Hall and Gardener's 1.2.67. Cottage. (Previously listed as the Hall.) G.V. II * Remains of country house now youth hostel and attached cottage. 1821-6. Built by James Trubshawe to the designs of John Shaw. Ashlar; slate roofs; ashlar stacks. Tudor Gothick style. East Elevation: In 3 parts; tower to left; central range and stair turret; porte cochere to right. Tower: 3 storeys; 1 window; ground floor doorway with 4- centred head; first floor tall mullioned and transomed window of 6 lights; second floor mullioned windows of 3 lights, both windows have square heads and straight hood moulds. Moulded parapet band to plain parapet. Central range and stair turret: 3 storeys with moulded first floor band; 5 windows, extending through 2 storeys as open hall; pointed mullioned and transomed; crenellated transoms; the 2 lower lights have trefoiled heads, the 2 upper ones ogee heads,stylised Perpendicular tracery above; moulded parapet band and crenellated parapet; semi- octagonal stair turret to right standing higher than central range, lit by narrow loops; moulded bands to first stage continued from central rang to second stage, and to crenellated parapet; integral gable end stack behind turret with 4 circular section shafts, 2 twisted and 2 with chevron ornament, all have crenellated caps. Porte Cochere: 2 storeys; 1:1:1 bays; octagonal turret to right with crenellated parapet and concave sided cap surmounted by ball finial; square projection to left with first floor pointed window; central 4-centred coach arch; first floor band decorated with quatrefoils; panel to first floor with moulded edges containing a coat of arms; moulded parapet band and crenellated parapet. Service Courtyard to North: East Elevation: 2 storeys; 5:1:5 bays; central gatehouse with 4 centred coach arch, first floor 4-light mullioned oriel with moulded base and crenellated parapet; ovolo moulded parapet band to crenellated parapet; arcade of 4-centred arches to each side; 3 first floor 3-light mullioned windows to each side; ridge stack to centre of left hand range of 6 square sectioned shafts; integral gable end stack to right. Gardener's Cottage attached to North end of this range. Coursed and squared limestone rubble with hammer dressed ashlar quoins and dressings; hipped slate roof; hammer dressed ashlar stacks. L shape plan. 2 storeys; 2 windows; projecting blind wing to right; mullioned windows with hollow chafered mullions and rebated surrounds; ground floor left has 3 lights; first floor left 2 lights; first floor right a single light; 4 panelled door to ground floor right with oblong over-light, within an ovolo moulded surround; left hand return wall of wing has a 3-light mullioned window and a 2-light mullioned window both with hollow chamfered mullions in rebated surrounds.

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