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Newlands Farmhouse, Colton

Description: Newlands Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 272872

OS Grid Reference: SK0757721943
OS Grid Coordinates: 407577, 321943
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7950, -1.8891

Locality: Colton
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS15 3JD

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Listing Text

SK 02 SE east side)

Newlands Farmhouse


Shown on O.S. map as Lower Newlands Farm.
Farmhouse. Early C18 virtual rebuilding of a C16 house. Red brick
(Flemish bond) of 2 phases replacing earlier timber framing; plain tile
roof with raised verges; brick ridge stack and integral end stack.
2-cell main range aligned north-west / south-east facing north-east,
with a single-cell south-east wing aligned north-east / south-west,
projecting slightly to the north-east; kitchen extension to the same
alignment as the wing at its south-west end. North-west front. 2
storeys and attic with toothed first floor and eaves band to the main
range. 2:3 window front; C20 casements in C18 openings with segmental
heads; 2 gabled dormers. Crosswing to the left with exposed timber
framed gable consisting of vertical struts between a tie beam and 2
collars. C19 door to right hand side of wing, and a blocked door with
segmental head to the left-hand side of the main range. Single-storey
lean-to extension to the left. The left hand return of the wing retains
a timber wall plate with peg holes for former wall studding. Interior.
The present front door within the wing is directly in front of the chimney
stack so too is the blocked doorway in the main range. Ovolo-moulded
cross beams in the ground floor room of the wing and an inglenook fireplace
with ovolo-moulded bressumer. In the main range is an early C18 staircase
with turned balusters, and in the right hand ground floor room some
C18 wall panelling and a window seat. The left hand ground floor room
has an inglenook fireplace with chamfered and stopped timber bressumer.
Chamfered and stopped ceiling beams in both ground and first floor rooms.

Listing NGR: SK0757721943

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Source: English Heritage

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