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Lower Stone House Farmhouse, Brown Edge

Description: Lower Stone House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274507

OS Grid Reference: SJ9030554339
OS Grid Coordinates: 390305, 354339
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0862, -2.1462

Location: Boardmans Bank, Brown Edge, Staffordshire ST6 8TF

Locality: Brown Edge
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST6 8TF

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Listing Text

SJ 95 SW
4/19 Lower Stone House
- Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 with mid-C19 alterations and exten-
sions. Large coursed dressed and squared stone blocks, tiled roof;
verge parapets to west only; end stack also to west. 2 storeys and
cellar, 3-window front; composition inset to right of 4-, 2- and 3-
light chamfer mullioned windows, the 4-light (probably formerly of 3)
with only one stone mullion remaining, the ground-floor windows are
all at different levels and all but the centre 2 lights are large C20
windows in enlarged openings; right-hand windows raised over 2- and
3-light mullioned cellar windows set at ground level; boarded entrance
to left end. Mid-C19 part timber framed bay addition to east end.
Massive stack to rear with 2 diagonal shafts. Interior: door opens
against heck of massive fireplace with fire window and salt niche to
fireback and chamfered firebeam; massive breast continued to first
floor. Spiral stairs to cellar which has heavy sandstone cheese
shelves; internal partitions in timber framing. Simple queen post
roof trusses with windbraces.

Listing NGR: SJ9030554339

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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