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Gothic Cottage and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Forebridge, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.803 / 52°48'10"N

Longitude: -2.1133 / 2°6'47"W

OS Eastings: 392458

OS Northings: 322827

OS Grid: SJ924228

Mapcode National: GBR 288.6JV

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.HTW2

Entry Name: Gothic Cottage and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 16 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383998

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Forebridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stafford St Paul, Forebridge

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text



(South West side)
Gothic Cottage and attached wall


House, now shops and office. 1840-2. Brick with ashlar
dressings, mostly painted; fishscale tile roof with brick
stacks. L-plan. Tudor style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 2-window range, left half breaks forward
under gable. Plain plaster plinth; wide eaves and verges with
decorative bargeboards. Ground floor has rectangular oriel to
left on enriched brackets, with 4-light mullioned and
transomed window replaced by C20 plate glass; projecting
window to right, originally of 3 lights, now with C20 plate
glass. 1st floor has 3-light projecting window and similar
2-light window in gabled half-dormer. Right end stack with
diagonal shafts.
Left return to Red Lion Street has left end projecting under
gable and projecting lateral stack with diagonal shafts to
right. Central entrance has 4-centred head in square-headed
surround with carved spandrels and brattishing. 3-light window
to each floor to left of entrance and similar light above.
Ashlar panel with shield to stack. Rear has small 2-storey
wing, small yard, and boundary wall with entrance.
HISTORY: built on the site of the workhouse for Castlechurch
(Victoria County History of Staffordshire: Greenslade MW: A
History of Stafford (from VCH): London: 1979-: 231).

Listing NGR: SJ9245822827

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