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Wordsley Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wordsley, Dudley

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Latitude: 52.4762 / 52°28'34"N

Longitude: -2.1608 / 2°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 389177

OS Northings: 286488

OS Grid: SO891864

Mapcode National: GBR 45T.5Q

Mapcode Global: VH91H.H1K1

Entry Name: Wordsley Manor

Listing Date: 9 April 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217973

Location: Dudley, DY8

County: Dudley

Electoral Ward/Division: Wordsley

Built-Up Area: Kingswinford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Wordsley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

Wordsley Manor
SO 88 NE 7/154


Late C18. A good red brick small mansion. 3 storeys. Facade has slightly projecting
3-windowed central bay surmounted by dentilled pediment which encloses circular
window; 5 sash windows overall with cambered and channelled lintels having flat
soffites, the central in moulded stone architrave with segmental pediment; sill
bands; Tuscan column small portico with triglyph frieze and modillion pediment;
doorway in panelled reveals with enriched semi-circular fanlight, multi-panelled
door and stone steps up; moulded stone eaves cornice, parapet. 3-windowed returned
side to east with Venetian window at centre. Interior not inspected but understood
to be largely unaltered and contain good staircase. Early or mid C19 out-buildings
set back at right and left returned sides, the former with hipped slate roof,
glazed lantern and wind vane. The left-hand block is dilapidated but retains
parapet pierced by stone framed quatrefoil openings. Both blocks, which have
splayed ends to front are linked to house by brick screen walls. These are part
concave on plan and contain semi-circular headed niches.

Listing NGR: SO8917786488

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

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