Description: Marsh Barn Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 February 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 272862
OS Grid Reference: SK0939116353
OS Grid Coordinates: 409391, 316353
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7447, -1.8623
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ARMITAGE WITH HANDSACRE C.P. UTTOXETER ROAD (east
SK 01 NE side)
6/16 Marsh Barn Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C17 with later addition. Red brick; plain tile roof
with raised verges; brick ridge stack and integral end stack, and lateral
stack serving the cross-wing, all with lozenge section shafts. L-shaped
plan; main range aligned east-west facing south, with south projecting
crosswing at the east end; roughly central mid-C19 rear extension wing.
2 storey main range and right hand gabled crosswing with slightly lower
ridge. 4:1 window front, C20 casements within C17 openings with flat.
brick arches. Central C20 glazed door. Rear. Principal feature is
a 2-bay gabled wing; C19 casements with brick hood moulds; canted bay
window to ground floor of wing with hipped slate roof. Lean-to porch
to right hand return with garage doors to the right of it. Taller steps
to right hand (west) gable giving access to a loft. Interior. In
the loft is an exposed late C17/C18 roof truss with tie beam and raking
struts extending to the principals. The Farmhouse is said to contain
exposed ceiling beams and open fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SK0939116353
Source: English Heritage
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