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Ilam Hall and Gardeners Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ilam, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.053 / 53°3'10"N

Longitude: -1.8054 / 1°48'19"W

OS Eastings: 413137

OS Northings: 350661

OS Grid: SK131506

Mapcode National: GBR 487.LC1

Mapcode Global: WHCDY.7JJB

Entry Name: Ilam Hall and Gardeners Cottage

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 15 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274478

Location: Ilam, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, DE6

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Ilam

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ilam

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 15 SW

Ilam Hall and Gardener's 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.

Listing NGR: SK1312450673

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