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Needwood Manor and Attached Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Tatenhill, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8018 / 52°48'6"N

Longitude: -1.7215 / 1°43'17"W

OS Eastings: 418873

OS Northings: 322726

OS Grid: SK188227

Mapcode National: GBR 4CF.9LC

Mapcode Global: WHCG4.JTGZ

Entry Name: Needwood Manor and Attached Water Tower

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Last Amended: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273660

Location: Tatenhill, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Tatenhill

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Rangemore All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

In the entry for
TATENHILL C.P. Needwood Lodge and
5/81 attached Water Tower

The address shall be amended to read: Needwood Manor and
attached Water Tower


SK 12 SE
- Needwood Lodge
and attached
Water Tower
- II

Large house. Dated 1892. Hard red brick and stone dressings; hipped
and gabled tiled roof; end and side stacks. Asymmetric entrance front
of 2 storeys but dominated by a 3-storey circular tower built into
right end; mock-machicolations under top storey and with dentilled eaves
to conical roof; pointed arch casement windows around top stage, large-
pane sashes below; the remainder of the front has a projecting 3-sided
wing to the left, this and the tower flank a central recess of 3 windows,
the 2 outer ranges both rise to dormer roofs, the right-hand a 3-sided
bay; there is a slight central break, buttressed and with a low-relief
oriel to the first floor of 2 pointed lights, corbelled and roofed in
stone; the gable over-has verge parapets and a centre stack rising
unusually over the line of the oriel. The main entrance below is set
in a Tudor arch, deep reveal moulded and with columns; double panelled
doors. The water tower of 3 stages (to the north) has a flat roof behind
a parapet; the upper stages panelled, the lower with mock arrow loops
and a Tudor-arched door. Interior: 2-storey stair hall, galleried and
screened in carved cusped and moulded pine. Elaborate boarded timber

Listing NGR: SK1887322726

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

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