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Graisley Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5737 / 52°34'25"N

Longitude: -2.1412 / 2°8'28"W

OS Eastings: 390524

OS Northings: 297334

OS Grid: SO905973

Mapcode National: GBR 19P.FR

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.2KMR

Plus Code: 9C4VHVF5+FG

Entry Name: Graisley Old Hall

Listing Date: 16 September 1957

Last Amended: 16 March 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378352

Location: Graiseley, Wolverhampton, WV3

County: Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Graiseley

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/5/29 (North side)
16/09/57 Graiseley Old Hall


House, part of school in C20, now empty (1990). Late C15 with
early C18 and later alterations and additions. Brick with some
plaster and internal timber-framed structure; tiled roofs with
brick stacks. L-plan with later rear wing to right. 2 storeys;
2-window range to left of gable to 3-window return range;
2-window rear wing and re-entrant porch. Windows are mostly
segmental headed and with 2- or 3-light casements with Tudor
heads to the lights, or casements with iron opening casements.
2-window range has 3-light ground floor window with blocked
entrance to left, 2-light windows to 1st floor; French window
in recessed part to left, continuous with Graisley Old Cottage
(q.v.); gable has plastered 1st floor, 2-light windows; large
stack to rear of ridge and stack to left of gable; return has
single light to ground floor, two 2-light windows and one with
leaded glazing to 1st floor; porch has hipped roof, 3-light
window and entrance with heavy plank door to canted angle;
rear wing is higher to right, irregular fenestration of
2-light windows, and one light with decorative glazing to
ground floor; stack to change in roof level. Rear: gabled wing
with parallel rear range to right continuous with Graiseley
Old Cottage; cross-axial stack. INTERIOR: timber-framed cross
walls; C19 stair with chamfered balusters; room to right has
panelled screen wall with upper turned balusters to hall,
stop-chamfered beam and joists, timber-framed wall has remains
of C16 painted decoration and panel of exposed
wattle-and-daub; room to left has richly moulded beams and
joists to panelled ceiling, large fireplace with bressummer
and fire hood, rear wall has Tudor-headed entrance and exposed
wattle-and-daub; rear room has moulded beam with stop
chamfers, Adam-style fireplace with contemporary Dutch tiles,
similar fireplace to another rear room; some wide-boarded
doors with H-L hinges to both floors.
One of the oldest buildings in the borough with many surviving
C15 and C16 features.

Listing NGR: SO9052497334

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

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