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Blore Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Blore with Swinscoe, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0417 / 53°2'30"N

Longitude: -1.7954 / 1°47'43"W

OS Eastings: 413811

OS Northings: 349398

OS Grid: SK138493

Mapcode National: GBR 48F.8X1

Mapcode Global: WHCDY.DT81

Entry Name: Blore Hall

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275059

Location: Blore with Swinscoe, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, DE6

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Blore with Swinscoe

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Blore Ray with Okeover

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 14 NW
5/63 Blore Hall

House. Early C16 with later alterations and additions. Red brick
(English bond) with ashlar dressings and coursed limestone rubble
extension; plain tile roofs; brick integral end stacks and ridge
stack. The C16 plan comprised 2 parallel ranges aligned east-west,
the north range projecting west and the south range projecting east,
the north range was extended to the east in the C17 or C18 as far as
the east end of the south range, a mid-C19 extension towards the west
end of the north range is aligned north-south. South front: 2
storeys; 1:2 windows with a further blind bays width to the right,
set-back north range to the left with mid-C19 porch to the right hand
side and a C19 buttress to left, both flanking a 2-light flat-face
mullioned window, central C16 first-floor window with 4-centred
head and an inserted C19 casement; south range to the right has
16-pane glazing bar sashes with wedge lintels, that to the first
floor right is blind and there is a similar but narrower window to
the left of it; 6-panelled door to left of centre with rectangular
overlight. Left hand gable of south range: C16 windows to ground
floor left and first floor centre of two 4-centred arch lights and
sunken spandrels, the former has a hollow chamfered dripstone band.
North front: 2 storeys; irregular fenestration but roughly 4 bays
width; lower 2-storey gabled extension to right with central ground-
floor casement and central blocked first-floor window, the roof line
of the extension to the left encroaches on a blocked C16 window with
two 4-centred arch lights and sunken spandrels, casement to first
floor right of centre within a C16 window frame, large glazing bar
casement below replacing a C16 window, one jamb of which survives
to the right, large cross-window to left of centre with flat-faced
mullion and transom, possibly a stair window, this lies immediately
left of a straight joint in the brickwork. East front: 2 and 3
storeys; 2 gabled bays and central straight joint, the left hand
bay has 16-pane glazing bar sashes with wedge lintels, the right
hand bay has flat-face mullioned windows, those to ground and first
floor left and right have 2 lights, that to second floor centre has
4 lights.

Listing NGR: SK1381149398

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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