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Cowhouse Approximately 25 Yards West of Town Head Farmhouse, Alton

Description: Cowhouse Approximately 25 Yards West of Town Head Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275058

OS Grid Reference: SK0749942430
OS Grid Coordinates: 407499, 342430
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9792, -1.8897

Location: Castlehill Road, Alton, Staffordshire ST10 4AH

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4AH

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Listing Text

ALTON C.P. TOWN HEAD (North-west side)
SK 0624-0724
13/62 Cowhouse approximately 25
yards west of Town Head Farm-
3.1.67 house (Formerly listed as
"Barn at Townsend Farm")

Cowhouse. C17 with later addition. Ashlar with herringbone tooling;
plain tile roof. 5-bay range aligned east-west with a single bay
extension to the west. North side: one storey and attic, main range
to left, extension to the right. Main range: buttresses at the bay
divisions, door to right of centre; casement to left of centre, square
window opening to left with boarded door, square loft openings to left
and right. Extension: chamfered eaves band and coped verges. Left
hand gable: central loft door with pigeon holes over. Right hand
gable: 2 ground floor doors and central loft door. South side:
main range to right, extension to left. Main range: buttresses at
the bay divisions, doors to right, left and centre; 3 windows, one
to the left of each door, square loft opening to the right. Extension:
large inserted cart entrance to the right, rectangular loft opening
to the left.

Listing NGR: SK0749942430

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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