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Farm Building at Pot House Farm Adjoining Farmhouse to North, Stocksbridge

Description: Farm Building at Pot House Farm Adjoining Farmhouse to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335502

OS Grid Reference: SK2660698027
OS Grid Coordinates: 426606, 398027
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4783, -1.6006

Location: Whitwell Lane, Stocksbridge, Sheffield S36 1ET

Locality: Stocksbridge
County: Sheffield
Country: England
Postcode: S36 1ET

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Listing Text

(south-west side)
Farm building at Pot
4/179 House Farm adjoining
15.1.85 farmhouse to north


Glass house now used as farmbuilding, Late C17, altered. Hammer-dressed
gritstone, stone slate roof. Single range, 2 storeys. Farmyard side:
to right a large blocked round arch with voussoirs, springing from ground
level rises to eaves level, Beneath the arch: a part-blocked door to
right, window to left and boarded pitching hole above, To right of arch
a board door, to left 2 other doors in quoined surrounds with square
pitching hole above. Rear: to left a large segmental archway with springers
set on quoined reveals, the archway falls short of the eaves. To its left
a blocked window with heavy square-faced surround. To right,the ruinous
remains of an external kiln structure. The site of Bolsterstone Glasshouse
known to have operated from the mid C17 under several ownerships. Converted
to pot manufactory in mid C18 when former employees established the catcliffe
Glass Works. Taller barn attached to left and house attached to front right
corner not of special interest.

J. Kenworthy, The Early History of Stocksbridge and District:
Bolsterstone Glass House, 1914, pp9-45

Listing NGR: SK2660698027

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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