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THE ASHES

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.

Name: THE ASHES

List entry Number: 1038054

Location

THE ASHES, GRATTON LANE

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Endon and Stanley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 274632

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ENDON & STANLEY C.P. GRATTON LANE SJ 95 SW (east side) 4/141 The Ashes 22.10.52

GV II*

Farmhouse. C17 with early C18 alterations. Coursed squared and dressed stone of ashlar quality; tiled roof; verge parapets with pitched copings; stone side stacks and massive stack to rear of twin diagonally-set shafts. H-plan of classic C17-type entered via parlour wing with farm entry into side of cross-wing. 2 storeys, attic and cellar, front of 2 projecting gables flanking central recess. Finer, C17 gable to left, deep plinth and cavetto strings at floor levels; labelled 3-light chamfered mullioned window to attic over 5-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground and first floors; small 3-light mullioned window visible to cellar; right- hand wing refaced early C18; block mullioned 4-light ground- and first- floor windows; entrance to left side with Tuscan doorcase, the cornice surmounted by ball finials on diamond-panel pedestals; boarded door; centre recess also refaced in C18, with 3-light block mullioned windows, on the first floor placed centrally and the ground offset to left. The rear elevation has a complete C17 front, the south wing having 2 windows to each floor, transomed and mullioned to ground floor, 5 mullioned windows to remainder. Side elevation to north also complete C17, with boarded door into yard. The side-of-cross-wing entry became common in parlour- orientated C17 houses in this area, the hall entry diminished in importance and in this instance (frequent in the locality) non-existent. The house forms part of a complete and little-altered C17-C18 group. Interior: not inspected, but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ9316454486

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National Grid Reference: SJ 93164 54486

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