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Wetley Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheddleton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0306 / 53°1'50"N

Longitude: -2.0566 / 2°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 396301

OS Northings: 348151

OS Grid: SJ963481

Mapcode National: GBR 25F.WCL

Mapcode Global: WHBCW.C2XZ

Entry Name: Wetley Abbey

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274585

Location: Cheddleton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST9

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Cheddleton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Wetley Rocks St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 94 SE
(east side)
9/95 Wetley Abbey


Shown on OS map as Cellarhead Road.
Large house. Late 1820s or early 1830s with C20 alterations. Coursed
dressed and squared stone; low-pitch roof invisible behind parapets. 'Gothick'
style and part cruciform in plan, stacks all to rear. Tall 2-storey entrance
front of 6 windows in a 2:2:2 arrangement, plus a projecting pedimented
gable of 2 to right; (including a 2-storey, 3-sided bay window to right),
the larger part to left has thin set-back buttresses finished by crocketed
pinnacles to left end and to sides of central projection; windows to outer
2 bays are all labelled, 2-light mullioned and transomed of Tudor style;
the centre projection has 2 ogee-headed lancets with criss-cross glazing
bars over an elaborately ogee-labelled Tudor-arch doorway; criss-cross over-
light and double boarded doors; further entrance flanked by side lights
to right-hand set-back. There is no religious connection with the Abbey,
the name contrived purely for romance.

Listing NGR: SJ9630148151

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

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