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Description: Harecastle Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 273348
OS Grid Reference: SJ8325352392
OS Grid Coordinates: 383253, 352392
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0685, -2.2514
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KIDSGROVE C.P. NEWCASTLE ROAD (east side)
SJ 85 SW Talke
5/64 Harecastle Farmhouse
Large farmhouse. Circa 1600. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings;
plain tile roof; lateral stacks of rubble and brick. U-shaped plan:
central single-cell hall range'aligned east-west facing south with south
projecting crosswings, large external stacks to the centres of the north,
east and west elevations. 2 storeys and attic. A pair of gabled cross-
wings flank a recessed centre. 1:1:1 window front: 5-light chamfered
mullion and transom windows with rebated surrounds and tile dripstones;
4-light chamfered mullion windows to the attics and to a basement beneath
the right hand wing. C20 door to the left hand side of the hall range
within a C17 opening. To the north (rear) the hall range is flush with
the wings. This elevation is dominated by the chimney stack serving
the hall range. Chamfered mullion windows with rebated surrounds.
The principal windows of the wings have 4 lights: those at attic level
are placed centrally but those at ground and first floor levels are left
of centre. These latter are balanced by 2-light windows in the left
hand wing and by circular windows in the right hand wing. 3-light hall
range windows to left of stack. The east elevation has a 2-light window
to ground floor left. The west elevation has a square headed door to
the left of the stack with a massive lintel, and I 3-light window above.
Interior. Chamfered and stopped ceiling beams throughout. Queen strut
Listing NGR: SJ8325352392
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Source: English Heritage
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