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Holme Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9819 / 52°58'54"N

Longitude: -1.9043 / 1°54'15"W

OS Eastings: 406521

OS Northings: 342731

OS Grid: SK065427

Mapcode National: GBR 37Q.5C8

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Q9DV

Entry Name: Holme Cottage

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275049

Location: Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Alton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SK 0642-0742
ALTON
RED ROAD
(south-west side)

13/53

Holme Cottage

GV

II

The description shall be amended to read:

SK 0642-0742
ALTON
RED ROAD
(south-west side)

1757-0/13/53

Holme Cottage

GV

II

Shown on OS Map as Holm Cottage.
House. c1700 with later alterations and addition. Massive coursed
and squared sandstone blocks with herringbone tooling; plain tile
roof; brick integral end stack. End baffle-entry plan; aligned
east-west facing south with attached stable to the east on the
same alignment. House to left, former stable to right. House: 2
storeys and gable-lit attic; 2 windows, 3-light chamfer mullioned
windows to first floor, C20 casements to ground floor replacing
earlier mullioned windows; boarded door to left with strap
hinges. Former stable: now garage and house extension. 2 storeys;
roughly 3 bays, tall glazing bar casement to ground floor right,
C20 casement to first floor left, central garage doors. Interior:
chamfered spine beams with stops which indicate position of
former room partition; chamfered bresummer to an inglenook
containing a smaller stone fireplace with corbelled lintel. The
staircase formerly extended up north side of stack. 1st floor:
massive chimney breast of stepped ashlar blocks. Central roof
truss with exposed tie beam showing position of near-central
doorway (infilled); studs below infilled by wattle and daub
(concealed). Holme Cottage stands on a sandstone outcrop in which
steps have been cut which lead up to the front door; 3 carved
heads probably medieval which may have been brought from the site
of the Castle (q.v.) are embedded in the rock.

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SK 0642-0742
ALTON C.P.
RED ROAD (South-west side)

13/53

Holme Cottage


GV

II

Shown on OS Map as Holm Cottage.
House. Late C18 with later alterations and addition. Massive coursed
and squared sandstone blocks with herringbone tooling; plain tile roof;
brick integral end stack. End baffle-entry plan; aligned east-west
facing south with attached stable to the east on the same alignment.
House to left, former stable to right. House: 2 storeys and gable-lit
attic; 2 windows, 3-light chamfer mullioned windows to first floor,
C20 casements to ground floor replacing earlier mullioned windows;
boarded door to left with strap hinges. Former stable: now garage
and house extension. 2 storeys; roughly 3 bays, tall glazing bar
casement to ground floor right, C20 casement to first floor left, central
garage doors. Interior: chamfered spine beam and chamfered bresummer
to an inglenook containing a smaller stone fireplace with corbelled
lintel; the staircase originally extended up the north side of the stack.
Holme Cottage stands on a sandstone outcrop in which steps have been cut
which lead up to the front door; 3 carved heads probably medieval which
may have been brought from the site of the Castle (q.v.) are embedded in
the rock.


Listing NGR: SK0652142731

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