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IoE Number: 386438
Location: AMINGTON HALL, ASHBY ROAD (south side)
  TAMWORTH, TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Lewis
Date Photographed: 21 August 2007
Date listed: 22 July 1953
Date of last amendment: 22 July 1953
Grade II*

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TAMWORTHSK20NWASHBY ROAD, Amington670-1/2/4(South side)

TAMWORTH SK20NW ASHBY ROAD, Amington 670-1/2/4 (South side) 22/07/53 Amington Hall II* House, now flats. c1810. Ashlar; with hipped slate roof and ashlar stacks; brick rear wing. L-plan. Classical Revival style. 2 storeys; 3-bay range, the central bay breaking forward under pediment. Platt band over ground floor; top cornice and blocking course. Entrance in bowed porch with Tuscan aedicule and paired 2-panel doors with panel over; flanking windows. Windows have 12-pane sashes, one with horns. 2 cross-axial stacks with cornices and gablets. Left return of 3 bays, one blind window. Right return of 7 bays, the central 3 bays forming full height bow with ashlar dome, which has 15-pane sashes, those to 1st floor with iron grilles; signs of former verandah with swept roof. Rear has varied stacks and windows with rubbed brick flat arches. 2-storey painted brick rear wing, now 4 houses, has mid C19 windows, most with C20 top-hung casements. INTERIOR: entrance hall has panelled pilasters to porch and early C19, or earlier, stained glass to windows, mostly armorial; entablature has triglyph frieze with demi-goat crests to metopes; round-headed inner entrance has fanlight with decorative glazing bars; cantilever stair has lattice-work iron balustrade, cornice to stair well with Vitruvian scroll; some rooms have cornices and fireplaces.

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