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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207587
English Heritage Legacy ID: 378518
Location: Wolverhampton, WV3
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
SO99NW PENN ROAD
895-1/5/368 (East side)
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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