Barlaston Hall, Staffordshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA49603
Architect/DesignerTaylor, Sir Robert (1714-1788)
Artist/PhotographerWestwood, Colin (1920-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityBarlaston
Subject Date1758
Image Date1981
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 799 (CWN 81W 4310)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The house was built on a geological fault and suffered major subsidence in 1941 due to coal mining. Having fallen into disrepair, the hall was close to demolition in the early 1980s but was bought for £1 by a trust set up by SAVE Britain's Heritage and restored.

Subject tags

balconies, windows, houses, brickwork, dereliction