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Fairboroughs Farmhouse, Heaton

Description: Fairboroughs Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275263

OS Grid Reference: SJ9575860902
OS Grid Coordinates: 395758, 360902
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1452, -2.0649

Location: Heaton, Staffordshire ST13 8PR

Locality: Heaton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST13 8PR

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Listing Text

SJ 96 SE
5/54 Fairboroughs Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1673, with late C19 refrontage and alterations. Rough-
faced coursed stone to C17 work, smooth-faced to C19 front. Machine tile
roof; verge parapets on corbelled kneelers. Hall plan with 2 cross wings
and cross passage contained in lower wing. Entrance front: to south,
largely late C19; 2 projecting gables of 2 storeys and attics flank
central recess, each section with ranges of paired 2-light casement windows
placed centrally to wings and offset to left in centre section; 3-light
restored chamfered mullion windows in the attics of gables; Tudor-
arched doorway to left side of east gable with datestone over inscribed
"IPS 1673"; counter-boarded, nail-studded door within entrance. East
front: gable to left with range of 2:3:3-light chamfer mullion windows
(ground floor 3-light window missing a stone mullion); set-back kitchen
wing to right with plinth, large window to right formerly ovolo mullion
and transom (still on site at time of resurvey, September 1984) and Tudor-
arch doorway to left. North front: similar format to south; right gable
has 3-light chamfer-mullions to each floor and attic; offset to right to
ground and first floors with a range of 2-light chamfer-mullion stair
windows to the left. Rear of hall rebuilt in brick. Interior: through
passage in east wing connects to kitchen or downhouse and divides sculleries
and pantries from hall to west. Higher ceiling and heavily chamfered
beams and joists to hall, formerly with heck and firehood, evident from
ceiling pattern. Paired doors to west end of hall to original stair location,
(but C19 stair)in north-east corner of west wing and parlour with rough-cut
chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: SJ9575860902

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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