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Blythe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Checkley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9378 / 52°56'16"N

Longitude: -2.0027 / 2°0'9"W

OS Eastings: 399912

OS Northings: 337822

OS Grid: SJ999378

Mapcode National: GBR 26N.Y6P

Mapcode Global: WHBD9.6FK5

Entry Name: Blythe House

Listing Date: 8 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274902

Location: Checkley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Checkley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Tean Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


8/98 Blythe House

- II

Farmhouse. C18 rebuild of C17 house with early C19 additions. Red
brick; tiled roof; verge parapets to left end, ridge stacks set-in from
ends (larger to left). T-shaped plan; long, low, two-storey front of
three windows and set on C17 chamfered sandstone plinth; three-light
casements; the left-hand pair of windows in two ranges have gabled brick
segmental heads to the ground floor; similar head to main entrance set
centrally between windows; left-hand bay has double doors to dairy and
loft door over; right-hand half of building just distinguishable (straight
joint) as early C19 addition with single range of windows (ground floor
with segmental head) to left end; stable door set to centre of remainder.
Left hand gable has stone steps ascending to first floor loft door.
Interior: C17 chamfered beams to dairy and house; plaster floors on first
floor of C18 part. The C17 plinth is continuous, presumably the present
house was a progressive replacement of a decaying timber frame.

Listing NGR: SJ9991237822

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