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Cloudside Farmhouse, Rushton

Description: Cloudside Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275347

OS Grid Reference: SJ9123563940
OS Grid Coordinates: 391235, 363940
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1725, -2.1326

Location: Rushton, Staffordshire CW12 3QF

Locality: Rushton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CW12 3QF

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Listing Text

SJ 96 SW
4/136 Cloudside Farmhouse
- (formerly listed as
Cloud House)
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1612 with later alterations and additions. Ashlar-
like rubble; Welsh slate roof; side stack to right and end stack
to left. 'T'-shaped plan of hall and parlour cross wing, unusually
entered at parlour side. 2 storeys and attic. Labelled 3-window front
on plinth in 3 parts: slightly projecting C17 gable to right: 2-light
chamfer mullion attic window over 5-light, cavetto labelled, mullion
and transom windows to ground and first floors, ovolo moulded to former
and chamfered to latter; set-back C17 hall range to left, with a range
of windows offset to right, headed by a tall gabled masonry dormer of
characteristic C17-type with 4-light chamfer mullion window set well
into the upper half, and painted datestone in the space below; the 2
windows below of 6 lights correspond to the same pattern as those in
the gable adjacent; attached, set-back and lower late C19 wing to left
with a single range of windows; that on the first floor being re-used
from the formerly exposed north gable of the C17 house, 3 lights, chamfer
mullions and transom. C20 boarded front door is set into return to left
of gable on site of C17 window; massive stack set back to right with
3 diagonally-set top-shafts (only one remaining). Interior: chamfered
beams to ceilings in parlour and hall; square-framed timber cross wall
between these 2 rooms; quartered block staircase to attic.

Listing NGR: SJ9123563940

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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