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Whitehough

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ipstones, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0589 / 53°3'32"N

Longitude: -1.9815 / 1°58'53"W

OS Eastings: 401337

OS Northings: 351293

OS Grid: SK013512

Mapcode National: GBR 25B.9VJ

Mapcode Global: WHBCQ.JCNT

Entry Name: Whitehough

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274663

Location: Ipstones, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Ipstones

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ipstones St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

IPSTONES C.P. -
SK 05 SW
6/171
Whitehough
2.5.53
GV II*

Large farmhouse. C17 with early C18 additions and alterations, also Mid-
C19 alterations. Coursed dressed and squared stone of fine quality;
tiled roof; verge parapets on corbelled kneelers with rounded moulding
copings. Massive almost turret-like stack to ridge of main range, end
stacks to C18 wing. Complex plan; formerly T-shaped, now more L-shaped.
Entrance front to north of 2 storeys and gable-lit attics in 2 parts;
set-back C17 range to left of 2 flush gables; part strings to floor
levels; circular owl holes to apices over scattered fenestration mainly
labelled chamfered mullioned openings of 2 and 3 lights; large inserted
C18 stair window to left side of right-hand gable: 12 lights, 2 mullions
and 3 transomes, all chamfered, blind 2-light cellar windows and cruciform
window against return angle and over entrance; boarded door and 2-light
overlight. Widely-projecting C18 wing to right; raised bands at ceiling
levels; 3 cruciform casement windows to first floor over 3-light cham-
fered mullioned casements to outer ground floor; central entrance has
voussoirs implied in lintel; boarded door. Garden front: remodelled
in C18, also has 3 cruciform casements to first floor and 2-storey 3-
sided stone mullions and transomed bay window to projecting right-hand
gable. Similar details to other sides. Interior: C18 dog-leg stair
has open string and 2-column balusters to each tread; early C18 oak
panelling to hall at head of stairs, 2 panels carved in light relief
with foliage; massive but unadorned fireplace to ground floor.


Listing NGR: SK0133751293

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