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Ludstone Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Wolverhampton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5478 / 52°32'52"N

Longitude: -2.2964 / 2°17'46"W

OS Eastings: 379999

OS Northings: 294483

OS Grid: SO799944

Mapcode National: GBR 08G.87Z

Mapcode Global: VH911.47V5

Plus Code: 9C4VGPX3+4F

Entry Name: Ludstone Hall

Listing Date: 29 November 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053874

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254634

Location: Claverley, Shropshire, WV5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Claverley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Claverley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

Ludstone Hall
SO 79 SE 23/46
SO 89 SW 24/46 29.11.51.


Splendid example of a Carolean manor house built by the Whitmore family
circa 1607. Surrounded by a moat and well-kept formal gardens. Square
on plan; red brick with stone dressings. The principal facade has 3 curvilinear
gables, the centre one being recessed and having a round bay carried up
2 storeys with balustraded parapet; stone mullioned and transomed windows,
some with old lattice glazing. Attic gable windows have ornamental pediments
with swags and side scroll panels. Tiled roof and tall Tudor chimneys
with coupled stacks. Interior: Plaster strapwork ceilings, overmantels
and panelling largely original or well restored; original staircase.
The place was well restored circa 1870. Approached by a short avenue
of clipped yews. Reference, Country Life, January 11th, 1952.

Listing NGR: SO7999994483

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

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