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Whitehough, Ipstones

Description: Whitehough

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 274663

OS Grid Reference: SK0133751293
OS Grid Coordinates: 401337, 351293
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0589, -1.9815

Location: Ipstones, Staffordshire ST10 2LH

Locality: Ipstones
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 2LH

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Listing Text

SK 05 SW

Large farmhouse. C17 with early C18 additions and alterations, also Mid-
C19 alterations. Coursed dressed and squared stone of fine quality;
tiled roof; verge parapets on corbelled kneelers with rounded moulding
copings. Massive almost turret-like stack to ridge of main range, end
stacks to C18 wing. Complex plan; formerly T-shaped, now more L-shaped.
Entrance front to north of 2 storeys and gable-lit attics in 2 parts;
set-back C17 range to left of 2 flush gables; part strings to floor
levels; circular owl holes to apices over scattered fenestration mainly
labelled chamfered mullioned openings of 2 and 3 lights; large inserted
C18 stair window to left side of right-hand gable: 12 lights, 2 mullions
and 3 transomes, all chamfered, blind 2-light cellar windows and cruciform
window against return angle and over entrance; boarded door and 2-light
overlight. Widely-projecting C18 wing to right; raised bands at ceiling
levels; 3 cruciform casement windows to first floor over 3-light cham-
fered mullioned casements to outer ground floor; central entrance has
voussoirs implied in lintel; boarded door. Garden front: remodelled
in C18, also has 3 cruciform casements to first floor and 2-storey 3-
sided stone mullions and transomed bay window to projecting right-hand
gable. Similar details to other sides. Interior: C18 dog-leg stair
has open string and 2-column balusters to each tread; early C18 oak
panelling to hall at head of stairs, 2 panels carved in light relief
with foliage; massive but unadorned fireplace to ground floor.

Listing NGR: SK0133751293

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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