Manor Farmhouse

22 Feb 2001
Manor Farmhouse, Kings Bromley Road, Alrewas, Lichfield, Staffordshire, DE13 7DB
Photograph (Digital)


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


1784-0/9/10000 Manor Farmhouse GV II

Manorial farmhouse. C17 rebuilt C19. Early hand-made and C19 red brick with some C17 ashlar dressings; Staffordshire blue tile roofs. 2 storeys and attic, 2 storeys, and 1-storey and attic in irregular L-shaped range having gabled stair-projection to east and 1-storey outbuilding at its foot. East front: near-central 6-panel door beneath basket arch in pilastered and pedimented brick surround; two 3-light chamfered, mullioned windows to right (a 7th light inserted between them); late C19 transomed casement on each floor to left of door and similar 4-light window to 1st floor on right. Massive C19 stack offset to rear of ridge on left has cogged plinth, stepped cap and is pierced by 2 lancets; roof dormer to right; oversailing eaves and verges with brick end stack to far right. Wing on right: 15-pane casement beneath later C19 casement under gable; end stack on right; wing steps down to 1-storey and attic. West front: C17 ashlar quoins and C17 brickwork to lower wall; C19 openings. C17 stair projection on left has corner stack to its right; 2-light C17 mullioned window to ground floor on its left. Two C19 dormers to main roof.

Interior: central room of main range has heavy-scathing timber- framed partition, moulded spine beam and exposed oak joists; massive stack to south, its original fireplaces infilled. Room to north has chamfered transverse beam and lateral fireplace with wooden bressumer having stopped chamfer. Winding oak staircase turns through 180 to 1st floor and 270 to attic. C17 panelled room to 1st floor centre has square panels, fluted frieze and cornice; 6-panel oak doors. Plank and muntin door to attic stair; lime-ash attic floor and C17 roof structure of principal rafter trusses with diagonal struts; 2 of the trusses originally infilled.

Listing NGR: SK1662515043


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1127 IOE Records taken by Dave Jones; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Dave Jones. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Jones, Dave

Rights Holder: Jones, Dave


Ashlar, Brick, Tile, Timber, Tudor Manor Farm, Elizabethan Agriculture And Subsistence, Stuart Farm, Jacobean Land Use Site

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