SJ8647 : Josiah Wedgwood's House, Etruria

taken 17 years ago, near to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Josiah Wedgwood's House, Etruria
Josiah Wedgwood's House, Etruria
Now part of the Moat House Hotel.
ETRURIA HALL, Festival Park, Etruria.

Listed building - originally built circa 1770 and designed by Joseph Pickford of Derby, but extensively remodelled in early 19th Century. Brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. Central block of 3 storeys and 5 bays (1-3-1) with 2-storeyed flanking pavilions. The central block has pedimented central section, and central doorway is pedimented case. Windows have stone architraves, with balustraded apron and deep moulded cornice to central window on first floor. Windows in outer bays have stone sills and flat arched heads. Double sill band continuous across elevation. 2-bay flanking ranges lead to advanced 3 bay, 2 storeyed pavilions with hipped roofs. Rear elevation has recessed central section with 20th Century portico porch, blocked window to left, and 12-pane sashes to the right. Doorways in pedimented architraves in flanking sections, and sash windows. Upper storey apparently a re-build, and the house has also been extensively underpinned. The house was originally built for Josiah Wedgwood.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 April, 2000   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
Category
Accommodation > Hotel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 869 476 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.5316N 2:11.8056W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 868 475
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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