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Latitude: 52.7179 / 52°43'4"N
Longitude: -1.9204 / 1°55'13"W
OS Eastings: 405476
OS Northings: 313360
OS Grid: SK054133
Mapcode National: GBR 3BT.M9Y
Mapcode Global: WHBF9.GYS9
Entry Name: Beaudesert Hall Remains
Listing Date: 9 March 1953
Last Amended: 28 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248669
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430391
Location: Longdon, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS15
Civil Parish: Longdon
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Gentleshaw Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
LONGDON C.P. BEAUDESERT NEW PARK
SK 01 SE
10/73 Beaudesert Hall Remains
(formerly listed as
9.3.53 Beaudesert Hall)
Country house remains. Late C15 core remodelled and extended circa
1600 with further alterations of the C19; dismantled circa 1932. The
C15 work is in sandstone ashlar and the later additions in red brick
with ashlar dressings. The principal fragment is the south wall of
the medieval great hall. It has a chamfered plinth and set high up
in the wall are 3 large late C15 transomed windows with 4 upper and
4 lower lights, square heads and Tudor rere-arches. Between the central
and left hand windows is an external chimney stack of circa 1600.
Towards the west end of wall is a Tudor arch doorway of circa 1600 with
ovolo-moulded surround and drips tone and a cyma recta moulded cornice
hood. On the inside (north) of the wall to the left of the doorway
is a vertical groove in the stonework, which may have taken a screen.
There are 2 more large fragments of the house to the north of the great
hall, both of brick, one C17 and the other C19. B.o.E. p.67.
Listing NGR: SK0547613360
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