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Main Gateway to Blithfield Hall with Flanking Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blithfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.813 / 52°48'46"N

Longitude: -1.9341 / 1°56'2"W

OS Eastings: 404536

OS Northings: 323946

OS Grid: SK045239

Mapcode National: GBR 39M.PTH

Mapcode Global: WHBDX.8K79

Entry Name: Main Gateway to Blithfield Hall with Flanking Walls

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273796

Location: Blithfield, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WS15

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Blithfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Blithfield St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


- Main gateway to
Blithfield Hall with
flanking walls


Gateway and walls. c.1820. Brick, plastered and lined as ashlar.
4-centred gateway arch with nail studded doors, panelled spandrels and
hood mould terminating in heads, moulded string above to crenellated
parapet between 2 octagonal corner turrets with pseudo machicolated
battlements; flanked by short lengths of battlemented wall each
terminating with a battlemented octagonal turret, the right hand one
adjoining the screen wall to the kitchen courtyard (q.v. under courtyard
walls and outbuildings east of Blithfield Hall) the left hand one adjoined
by a low crenellated and buttressed wall sloping down to join the south
wall of the outer courtyard (q.v. under Bridge, gate piers, wall and
ha-ha to south of Blithfield Hall).

Listing NGR: SK0453423909

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