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Claremont House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5741 / 52°34'26"N

Longitude: -2.1368 / 2°8'12"W

OS Eastings: 390826

OS Northings: 297378

OS Grid: SO908973

Mapcode National: GBR 1BP.DM

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.4KRG

Entry Name: Claremont House

Listing Date: 8 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378518

Location: Wolverhampton, WV3

County: Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Blakenhall

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


WOLVERHAMPTON

SO99NW PENN ROAD
895-1/5/368 (East side)
08/08/91 No.131
Claremont House

II

House. c1845 for Joseph Foster, solicitor; extended c1905 for
J W Sankey, industrialist. Flemish bond brick with hipped
Welsh slate roofs and brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2
storeys; symmetrical 3-window range to classical-style garden
front. Moulded string course, first-floor sill band and deep
band beneath projecting eaves. Doorway and window above set in
tripartite architraves with pilasters, paterae and cornices;
similar architraves to outer tripartite windows. Plainer side
and rear elevations with bold Edwardian doorcase to extension.
INTERIOR noted as having panelled doors and marble
chimneypieces, including one with fine decorative tile
surrounds depicting landscapes to ground-floor reception room;
fine Jacobean-style panelled room to ground floor of south
(c1905) extension including classical-style chimneypiece with
De Morgan tile surrounds.


Listing NGR: SO9082697378

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

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