BUTTERTON GRANGE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1027842

Date first listed: 14-May-1985

Statutory Address: BUTTERTON GRANGE FARMHOUSE, TRENTHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: BUTTERTON GRANGE FARMHOUSE, TRENTHAM ROAD

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District Authority)

Parish: Whitmore

National Grid Reference: SJ 84308 42111

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History

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Details

SJ 84 SW WHITMORE C.P. TRENTHAM ROAD (north side)

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 362728

Legacy System: LBS

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

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