Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1038554

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1988



Ordnance survey map of WOODSHUTS FARMHOUSE
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County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District Authority)

Parish: Kidsgrove

National Grid Reference: SJ 83259 54372


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KIDSGROVE C.P. SECOND AVENUE (north- SJ 85 SW west side)

5/67 Woods huts Farmhouse -

- II

Farmhouse. Externally mid-C19 but contains a core of circa 1500. Timber framed core of cruck construction, clad externally and partly rebuilt in brick; plain tile roof; brick ridge stack. Principal range aligned east-west facing south with C17 wing to the rear forming a T-shaped plan. 2 storeys. 3 window front of casements. Central door. Interior. The rear wall of the west bay is timber framed; it is comprised of square panels and incorporates at its western end an ogee-headed doorway. Spine beam with ovolo-moulding. The central room has 2 main beams with cyma recta mouldings and stops, and chamfered and stopped joists; there is a central groove along the soffit of each beam. The rear wing also has exposed wall framing: square panels and large rectangular panels. At first floor level a doorway with cambered head communicates with the main range. Between the western and central bay of the main range is cruck truss. This is visible only in the loft. The eastern side is smoke blackened suggesting that the present central bay was originally a single-storey hall with open hearth. The cruck apex is an Alcock type C. Alcock p. 155.

Listing NGR: SJ8325954372


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Legacy System number: 273351

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Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 155

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