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Blythe House, Checkley

Description: Blythe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274902

OS Grid Reference: SJ9991237822
OS Grid Coordinates: 399912, 337822
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9378, -2.0027

Location: Checkley, Staffordshire ST10 4JW

Locality: Checkley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4JW

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Listing Text


8/98 Blythe House

- II

Farmhouse. C18 rebuild of C17 house with early C19 additions. Red
brick; tiled roof; verge parapets to left end, ridge stacks set-in from
ends (larger to left). T-shaped plan; long, low, two-storey front of
three windows and set on C17 chamfered sandstone plinth; three-light
casements; the left-hand pair of windows in two ranges have gabled brick
segmental heads to the ground floor; similar head to main entrance set
centrally between windows; left-hand bay has double doors to dairy and
loft door over; right-hand half of building just distinguishable (straight
joint) as early C19 addition with single range of windows (ground floor
with segmental head) to left end; stable door set to centre of remainder.
Left hand gable has stone steps ascending to first floor loft door.
Interior: C17 chamfered beams to dairy and house; plaster floors on first
floor of C18 part. The C17 plinth is continuous, presumably the present
house was a progressive replacement of a decaying timber frame.

Listing NGR: SJ9991237822

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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