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Greenlow Head, Butterton

Description: Greenlow Head

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274414

OS Grid Reference: SK0706256539
OS Grid Coordinates: 407062, 356539
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1060, -1.8960

Location: Butterton, Staffordshire ST13 7TD

Locality: Butterton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST13 7TD

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Listing Text


4/60 Greenlow Head

- II

Farmhouse. Mid C17 with later alterations. Squared and coursed
rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; clay tile roof with coped
verges on kneelers; integral end stacks, that to right brick, that to
left ashlar with 2 shafts of circular section. T-shape plan; main 2 room
range with central through-passage and 3 bay service wing to rear; stairs
in rear wing. 2 storeys and attic; 2 windows; small pane glazing bar
sashes with straight hood moulds and rebated surrounds, those to ground
floor are of 2 lights, each having a central chamfered mullion; the ground
and first floor windows have been enlarged by having the sills lowered;
partly blocked cellar window to left, central half glazed door with moulded
surround and straight hood mould; central attic gable containing decorative
lozenge light with hood mould and raised decoration surmounted by a
finial. Small circular opening to left hand (South) gable above a single
light attic window straight hood mould; right hand (north) gable has one
centrally placed blocked window to each floor, those on first and second
floor retain hood moulds. Rear Wing: North side has 3 windows in rebated
surrounds to ground floor including a small possible fire window to left;
those to centre and to right have straight hood moulds; 4 blocked first
floor windows grouped towards right, that to right with straight hood
mould brick stack to left of centre. Gable end of wing has a re-set
window head and hood mould to ground floor left, a centrally placed
blocked attic window with straight hood mould and decorative lozenge
light above. Interior: Exposed ceiling beams with wide chamfers and
cyma stops to first floor rooms of rear range; first floor of main range
right hand room has collapsed; collar and tie beam roofs with double
trenched purlins, straight wind braces, and ridge piece, angle struts
between tie beam and principal rafters; trusses of rear range also
have queen struts.

Listing NGR: SK0706256539

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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