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Fairhaven, Biddulph

Description: Fairhaven

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275256

OS Grid Reference: SJ8805056869
OS Grid Coordinates: 388050, 356869
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1089, -2.1799

Location: 139 Tunstall Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire ST8 7AA

Locality: Biddulph
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST8 7AA

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE (west side), Knypersley

7/48 Fairhaven

Parsonage, now institutional home. Circa 1850, by R.C. Hussey. Coursed
and dressed stone; blue machine tile roofs; verge parapets, shouldered
and stepped kneelers; corniced ashlar side and end stacks. Based off
Tudor 'H' plan and intended to appear as if a screen passage should run
across the lower end of a great hall; late Tudor/Jacobean style carried
through especially to front elevation. 2-storey and attic, irregularly
fenestrated 5-window front; projecting end gables with range of block
mullioned and corniced 2-light sash windows to left and central end stack
to right flank central recess: cruciform mullioned window to left, gabled
half-dormer with 2-light sash to centre and small lights to right; porch
clasped against left gable run up as elaborately corniced and balustraded
tower, steeply pedimented carved plaque at first floor level depicting
Bateman coat-of-arms over pilastered and strapwork-enriched round-arched
entrance; cornice taken across entire frontage as cavetto string. The
building forms one of a group constructed under the patronage of John
Bateman of Biddulph Grange (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8805056869

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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