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Amington Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6462 / 52°38'46"N

Longitude: -1.6591 / 1°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 423164

OS Northings: 305443

OS Grid: SK231054

Mapcode National: GBR 5GS.1CF

Mapcode Global: WHCGY.HR66

Entry Name: Amington Old Hall

Listing Date: 9 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386439

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth

Town: Tamworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Spital

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Amington

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text


670-1/2/5 (South side)
09/11/72 Amington Old Hall


Also known as: Old Hall Farmhouse ASHBY ROAD Amington.
Farmhouse. Early C18, with C16 or C17 core. Brick; tile roof
with lead flat roof to centre and brick stacks. 2-unit house
with cross wing, former barn to left and lower dairy wing to
right. 2 storeys; 4-window range; central gabled cross wing
and gabled projection to right end. Brick platt bands to cross
wing and to right; coped gables. Entrance to left of cross
wing has doorcase with fluted pilasters and triglyph frieze,
6-fielded-panel door, 2 glazed panels; projection has
segmental-headed entrance with pegged door. Ground floor has
window with pegged wooden frame of 3 transomed lights under
segmental head, small light to projection; 1st floor has
9-pane sash under rubbed brick flat arch to left end,
small-paned casement with moulded frame under segmental head
to cross wing, with painted blind window to right, projection
has 16-pane sash under segmental head. End stacks and 2
cross-axial stacks, that to right being large. Left return has
2 sashed windows to ground floor. Rear has rich cornice; platt
bands to cross wing and to left. Varied fenestration
including: three 12-pane sashes with thick glazing bars to
right of cross wing with 9-pane sashes above, in large blocked
segmental-headed openings; 1st floor to left of cross wing has
pegged cross casements. Dairy wing has low lean-to outshut and
2-light barred windows, attached pump in wooden case.
INTERIOR: C16/17 stop-chamfered beams, some to ground floor on
wall posts; kitchen has large segmental-headed fireplace
opening with later range and fixed oak dresser; stair between
2 walls has some early C18 twisted balusters to landing;
6-fielded-panelled door to ground floor; 1st floor has some
C17 and C18 doors with H-L or cock's head hinges; some windows
have shutters.

Listing NGR: SK2316405443

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