Littywood House

Date:
29 Sep 2007
Location:
Littywood House, Bradley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 9DW
Reference:
IOE01/00008/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRADLEY LITTYWOOD HOUSE SJ 81 NE 9/10000 II

House. Probably c1400 and later C16, with late C18 and'early C19 alterations. Timber framed (cruck truss) with brick walling and tile roof with brick ridge and right end stacks. Front faces south; 3 ranges of single storey and attic, 2 and 3 storeys. Left range (containing former open hall of probably c1400) has entrance to right, 2 sash windows to centre and left and 2 dormers over. Centre range, later C16, has further sashes and 2 dormers, and right range, late C18, is of 3 storeys. Various wings to rear,have casements. V.C.H. reports interior as retaining a massive full cruck truss at the west end of the former hall (centre point of left range). This has principals slotted for wind-braces and 2 tiers of purlins. The truss dividing the 2-bay hall was formerly open and is of arch-braced collar-beam type. Screens passage may be later reconstruction.

Left section of left range altered c1800 and 1954. Central range, probably originally a self-contained house, has massive chimney and much framing visible at first floor. Right range contains cellars and baking ovens.

V.C.H. Vol IV, 1958, p74-5.

Listing NGR: SJ8892319031

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Ayre_Chris IOE Records for Ayre, Chris; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Chris Ayre. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ayre, Chris

Rights Holder: Ayre, Chris

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Medieval Cruck House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Hall House