Wolverhampton's Listed Buildings

Claremont House

131 Penn Road, Wolverhampton

Listing: c.1845 for Joseph Foster, solicitor; extended c.1905 for J. W. Stanley, industrialist.

Plaque: Evelyn Underhill, 1875 - 1941, Christian writer and guide to the spiritual life. Born near this place. 

Comment: this house is now part of the Royal School. The plaque is on the return wall to the left of the picture, just beyond the signs prohibiting entry.  The house is one of many 19th century houses built by wealthy Wulfrunians on the Penn Road.