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VILLAGE FARMHOUSE

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: VILLAGE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1258546

Location

VILLAGE FARMHOUSE, THE GREEN

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brocton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1978

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445185

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. BROCTON THE GREEN 2385 --------- Village Farmhouse SJ 91 NE 15/8

II

2. Late C16 or very early C17 farmhouse on L plan with a 2 bay hall range of 2 storeys and a 2 storey west cross wing possibly of slightly later build. Originally of entirely timber framed construction with wattle and daub infill, the hall range was rebuilt in brick in the late C18 on early C19 and brick nogging inserted in most of the block frame of the west wing and rendered over. Plain clay tile gable end roofs. Massive sandstone stack with brick shaft at junction of ridge of the hall range with the wing. The front door is aligned with the stack on the north elevation. Brick chimney stack to south east gable end. C19 two light wood casement windows. Inside the hall range the former hall or kitchen has a wide fireplace with chamfered lintel on simple scroll moulded stops. Main beams and joists have plain chamfers. In the fireplace is a small salt cupboard with original hinges and simple scratched ornament . The scullery has plain chamfered beams and formerly had open fireplace. in the west wing the two ground floor rooms were probably parlours, ogee moulded chamfers with draw stops to main beams. In the north east corner of the south west wing is an anglo stone fireplace with moulded 5 centred arch and ogee moulded lintel. Similar lintels in north west ground and 1st floor rooms probably belonged to similar formerly open fireplaces. This wing has a dog leg staircase with oak treads and risers of mid C17 date, the upper flight retaining shaped balusters, square moulded newel posts with ball finals and handrail. The roof trusses of the wing have cambered tie beams with straight struts.

Listing NGR: SJ9672519430

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National Grid Reference: SJ 96725 19430

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