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Dairy House Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Horton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1224 / 53°7'20"N

Longitude: -2.0953 / 2°5'43"W

OS Eastings: 393717

OS Northings: 358361

OS Grid: SJ937583

Mapcode National: GBR 24D.C1D

Mapcode Global: WHBC8.SSF5

Entry Name: Dairy House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275293

Location: Horton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Horton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Horton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/04/2016

SJ 95 NW

Dairy House Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 1635 with C19 alterations. Ashlar; tile roof; verge parapets with ball finials; side stacks. 'U'-plan, now made rectangular. 2 storeys and attic with floor strings (labels to attic windows), 2:3:1 bays under gables, 2-, 3- and 4-light mullioned windows; outer gables project, the left-hand one with 2 ranges of windows, and small oculus in apex. The projecting right-hand gable, with 4-light windows, bears "IMB", for John and Mary Biddulph and the date 1635. The apex of the 3 recessed dormer gables are inscribed 'IHS’ with a heart pierced by the nails of Christ's crucifixion and ‘MAR’ and a heart pierced by an arrow. Porch break level with left wing (string continued) has enriched occulus, and pilastered doorpiece with ball finials to cornice and ledged door. Plain wall with one 2-light mullioned window extends between porch and right-hand wing, marking centre on ground and first floors. Side elevations of 2 bays of 2-light mullioned windows. Interior: flat baluster staircase of short flights to left of porch.

Listing NGR: SJ9371758361

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