SJ8505 : The Whitehouse, Chillington Park

taken 1 year ago, near to Codsall Wood, Staffordshire, Great Britain

The Whitehouse, Chillington Park
The Whitehouse, Chillington Park
Glimpse through the trees from beside The Canal in Chillington Park, this building was built as an 'eyecatcher'. Today the building stands to the south of the M54 motorway which is hidden here by the bank in the middle distance. the building is Grade II* listed.

Historic England description
Farmhouse and farm buildings. Early to mid C18 with north facade of c1770. Red brick with ashlar dressings, formerly limewashed, clay tile roofs with raised and coped verges; brick stacks. Palladian facade to house and farm buildings, ranged around a courtyard. Facade: 2 storeys; 3 bay central block with moulded cornice and pediment formerly surmounted by ball ornaments, and slightly lower single bay outer wings with open pediments, linked by low Tuscan colonades (that to left now blocked); blind round headed arch in centre of both wings and central block flanked by pilasters (those of main block with banded rustication) and linked by a moulded cornice extending along the top of the colonades. Farmhouse: 4 bays; all windows blocked; concealed by central block of facade. Farmbuildings: brick granary to west of farm yard. Timber framed and brick barns to east of farmyard. Sited on the edge of Chillington Park and designed as an eyecatcher.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 859 051 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.6073N 2:12.5359W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 859 056
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Parkland  Folly  Eyecatcher  Grade II Star Listed 

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