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Latitude: 52.9761 / 52°58'34"N
Longitude: -2.2351 / 2°14'6"W
OS Eastings: 384308
OS Northings: 342111
OS Grid: SJ843421
Mapcode National: GBR M5W.RN
Mapcode Global: WHBCZ.MGV9
Entry Name: Butterton Grange Farmhouse
Listing Date: 14 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1027842
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362728
Location: Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
Civil Parish: Whitmore
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Newcastle-under-LymeStGiles
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 84 SW WHITMORE C.P. TRENTHAM ROAD
6/182 Butterton Grange
Farmhouse. 1816 with later alterations. By Sir John Soane, for
Sir Thomas Swinnerton of Butterton Hall (q.v. under Park House).
Reddish-brown brick with stone dressings, low-pitched slate hipped
roof and wide projecting eaves. 3 x 2 bays; elegantly mannered neo-
classical villa style. 2 storeys; 3-bay front with central section
deeply recessed and flanked by giant canted brick pilasters facing
each other; angled and canted pilasters also to corners; windows all
4-paned sashes, those to ground floor round-headed and with fanlights
to top; continuous first floor cill band; central round-headed entrance
with fanlight like those to ground floor windows, 6-panel double door
with 4 upper panels glazed; central ashlar ridge stack with a blind
arcade of 5 round-headed arches (central one pierced through and with
a small pediment above), an important element of the design. Left-
hand return of 2 bays with twin brick pilasters flanking slight central
recess. Interior not inspected, but it is known that Soane's designs
for this were never carried out. B.O.E., p.92; Howard Colvin, A Biograph-
ical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840 (1978), p.770.
Listing NGR: SJ8430842111
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