Description: Farmbuilding Group North West of Rugley Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236427
OS Grid Reference: NU1670410490
OS Grid Coordinates: 416704, 610490
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3881, -1.7379
DENWICK (DETACHED) RUGLEY
NU 11 SE
10/91 Farmbuilding group
Planned farmbuildings. Foldyard group, early C19 incorporating an C18 cottage
which was remodelled, and barn with engine house added, c.1840. Squared
tooled stone; cottage rubble with cut dressings; barn and engine house squared
stone with tooled-and-margined dressings, with chimney stack brick in English
Garden Wall Bond 1 + 3 on tooled-and-margined stone base. Welsh slate roofs
except for synthetic blue slates on east range; brick stacks to stable and
Plan: Early C19 ranges around foldyard formerly open to south, the side
ranges each with a short south-west wing. Barn, with engine house on east,
runs north from centre of north range; cottage continues north range eastwards.
Elevations to former foldyard now largely within later structures: 2-storey
north range shows left-of-centre pair of segmental arches, boarded doors and
part-slatted 1st floor windows. East range has pair of segmental arches,
6-pane sash window and boarded door.
External elevations: North range has projecting 3-bay barn with boarded doors
and part-slatted windows in chamfered alternating-block surrounds; engine
house set back to left has similar openings, hip-ended roof and tall tapering
stack to rear. East range shows stable doors and slit vents; south-west wing
is stable with boarded door and shaped vents. West range shows part-slatted
windows and boarded door; boarded double doors under timber lintel in west end
Cottage has boarded door flanked by 2-light mullioned windows, and similar
window in gabled dormer on left. Coped gables; ridge and reduced right end
stacks. Outbuilding on left, linking to foldyard group, has boarded door, in
chamfered alternating-block surround, and stable door.
Interiors: stable has stall partition, with wrought-iron openwork top above
boarded lower section, between cast-iron standards with moulded finials.
Late C19 cowhouse and C20 covered yards occupying former foldyard, and Dutch
barn ranges to north, are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1670410490
Source: English Heritage
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