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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1027842



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whitmore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362728

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6/182 Butterton Grange Farmhouse II*

Farmhouse. 1816 with later alterations. By Sir John Soane, for Sir Thomas Swinnerton of Butterton Hall (q.v. under Park House). Reddish-brown brick with stone dressings, low-pitched slate hipped roof and wide projecting eaves. 3 x 2 bays; elegantly mannered neo- classical villa style. 2 storeys; 3-bay front with central section deeply recessed and flanked by giant canted brick pilasters facing each other; angled and canted pilasters also to corners; windows all 4-paned sashes, those to ground floor round-headed and with fanlights to top; continuous first floor cill band; central round-headed entrance with fanlight like those to ground floor windows, 6-panel double door with 4 upper panels glazed; central ashlar ridge stack with a blind arcade of 5 round-headed arches (central one pierced through and with a small pediment above), an important element of the design. Left- hand return of 2 bays with twin brick pilasters flanking slight central recess. Interior not inspected, but it is known that Soane's designs for this were never carried out. B.O.E., p.92; Howard Colvin, A Biograph- ical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840 (1978), p.770.

Listing NGR: SJ8430842111

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 770
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 92

National Grid Reference: SJ 84308 42111


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