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Chinese House at Shugborough Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Colwich, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8021 / 52°48'7"N

Longitude: -2.0126 / 2°0'45"W

OS Eastings: 399247

OS Northings: 322724

OS Grid: SJ992227

Mapcode National: GBR 28D.80Q

Mapcode Global: WHBDW.1TWQ

Plus Code: 9C4VRX2P+RX

Entry Name: Chinese House at Shugborough Hall

Listing Date: 17 March 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443255

Location: Shugborough, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Colwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Haywood St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description


SJ 92 SE
19/23
17.03.53

COLWICH, Chinese House at Shugborough Hall

I

(Formerly listed at Grade II*)

Erected by Admiral Anson circa 1747 after his voyage round the world. Rectangular and of one storey. Plastered walls and pyramidal leaded roof with bold eaves. Elaborately fenestrated wood windows. The interior has a fine plaster ceiling now removed to the Hall. There is still in situ an alcove decorated with red lacquer fretwork end gilded pillars. The cornice is decorated in red, blue, gold and white. Recently well restored.

Grade II* shall be amended to read Grade I.

Listing NGR: SJ9924722724

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