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Cloudside Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1725 / 53°10'21"N

Longitude: -2.1326 / 2°7'57"W

OS Eastings: 391235

OS Northings: 363940

OS Grid: SJ912639

Mapcode National: GBR 12G.1NC

Mapcode Global: WHBC2.6JR7

Entry Name: Cloudside Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275347

Location: Rushton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, CW12

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Rushton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Rushton Spencer St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 96 SW
4/136 Cloudside Farmhouse
- (formerly listed as
Cloud House)
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1612 with later alterations and additions. Ashlar-
like rubble; Welsh slate roof; side stack to right and end stack
to left. 'T'-shaped plan of hall and parlour cross wing, unusually
entered at parlour side. 2 storeys and attic. Labelled 3-window front
on plinth in 3 parts: slightly projecting C17 gable to right: 2-light
chamfer mullion attic window over 5-light, cavetto labelled, mullion
and transom windows to ground and first floors, ovolo moulded to former
and chamfered to latter; set-back C17 hall range to left, with a range
of windows offset to right, headed by a tall gabled masonry dormer of
characteristic C17-type with 4-light chamfer mullion window set well
into the upper half, and painted datestone in the space below; the 2
windows below of 6 lights correspond to the same pattern as those in
the gable adjacent; attached, set-back and lower late C19 wing to left
with a single range of windows; that on the first floor being re-used
from the formerly exposed north gable of the C17 house, 3 lights, chamfer
mullions and transom. C20 boarded front door is set into return to left
of gable on site of C17 window; massive stack set back to right with
3 diagonally-set top-shafts (only one remaining). Interior: chamfered
beams to ceilings in parlour and hall; square-framed timber cross wall
between these 2 rooms; quartered block staircase to attic.

Listing NGR: SJ9123563940

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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