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Townhead Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9793 / 52°58'45"N

Longitude: -1.8889 / 1°53'20"W

OS Eastings: 407556

OS Northings: 342445

OS Grid: SK075424

Mapcode National: GBR 37R.97S

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.YCPV

Entry Name: Townhead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275057

Location: Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Alton

Built-Up Area: Alton (Staffordshire Moorlands

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

ALTON C.P. TOWN HEAD (North-west side)
SK 0642-0742
13/61 Town Head Farmhouse
2.5.53
GV II

Farmhouse. Late C18 remodelling of a C17 house, with later alterations.
Ashlar with herringbone tooling; plain tile roof with coped verges;
brick integral end stacks. Main house aligned east-west facing south,
2 rear wings aligned north-south, linked by a central outshut. 3
storeys with coved eaves; 3 bays, 3-light flat face mullioned windows
to second floor left and right, single-light casement to second floor
centre in original surround, otherwise C20 casements; semi-circular
step to central door with reeded pilasters and open pediment over a
fanlight; circular sundial dated 1787 to first floor left of centre.
The single-bay rear wings have 3-light flat face mullioned windows.
Interior: Date stone inscribed W.B. 1626 over the arch to a former
stone staircase.


Listing NGR: SK0755642445

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