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The Mansion House and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stone, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9007 / 52°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.1426 / 2°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 390501

OS Northings: 333704

OS Grid: SJ905337

Mapcode National: GBR 15Q.542

Mapcode Global: WHBDF.1CZ3

Entry Name: The Mansion House and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 4 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386012

Location: Stone, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST15

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Stone

Built-Up Area: Stone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stone St Michael and St Wulfad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


651-1/7/38 (North side)
04/08/71 The Mansion House and attached wall


House. c1770 with early C19 alterations. Brick with ashlar
dressings; tile roof with brick end stacks. Gable facing,
front to left; central staircase plan. Georgian style. 3
storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Top cornice and coped
gables with kneelers. Ashlar ground floor has wooden frieze
and cornice, round-headed entrance has Doric aedicule with
open pediment, fanlight with radial glazing bars over
6-fielded-panel door; flanking French windows have fluted
pilasters; upper windows have rusticated wedge lintels, those
to 1st floor over 12-pane sashes, those to 2nd floor over
6-pane sashes and with sills. Enriched cast-iron balcony over
entire facade. Right return has two 1st floor windows with
cast-iron balconies; rear wing of 3 storeys has modillioned
brick cornice; re-entrant lean-to porch; varied fenestration:
ground floor has 3 segmental-headed windows with wooden
frames; 1st floor has small light, 4-pane horned sash and end
segmental-headed casement window; 2nd floor has three 3-light
casement windows with iron opening casements and leaded
glazing, end window with small-paned glazing. End stack to
hipped end. Rear C20 entrance and light with two 4-pane sashes
to 1st floor. Left return has tall segmental-headed recess
with 1st floor window with pegged frame.
Interior: open well stair has open string, alternate
column-on-vase and barleysugar balusters, turned newels and
ramped handrail; some window shutters and 6-panel doors;
Minton mosaic tiles. The house was part of the iron works of
Rangeley and Dixon, founded c1818, later Rangeley and Diggles,
who made mileposts for the Trent and Mersey Canal; closed
down, 1829 (cf Milepost).
(Bolton J M: Canal Town Stone: Wolverhampton: 1981-: 10 AND

Listing NGR: SJ9050133703

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