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A Grade II Listed Building in Biddulph, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1089 / 53°6'31"N

Longitude: -2.1799 / 2°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 388050

OS Northings: 356869

OS Grid: SJ880568

Mapcode National: GBR 135.1PC

Mapcode Global: WHBCF.H34Z

Entry Name: Fairhaven

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275256

Location: Biddulph, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST8

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Biddulph

Built-Up Area: Biddulph

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Knypersley St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE (west side), Knypersley

7/48 Fairhaven

Parsonage, now institutional home. Circa 1850, by R.C. Hussey. Coursed
and dressed stone; blue machine tile roofs; verge parapets, shouldered
and stepped kneelers; corniced ashlar side and end stacks. Based off
Tudor 'H' plan and intended to appear as if a screen passage should run
across the lower end of a great hall; late Tudor/Jacobean style carried
through especially to front elevation. 2-storey and attic, irregularly
fenestrated 5-window front; projecting end gables with range of block
mullioned and corniced 2-light sash windows to left and central end stack
to right flank central recess: cruciform mullioned window to left, gabled
half-dormer with 2-light sash to centre and small lights to right; porch
clasped against left gable run up as elaborately corniced and balustraded
tower, steeply pedimented carved plaque at first floor level depicting
Bateman coat-of-arms over pilastered and strapwork-enriched round-arched
entrance; cornice taken across entire frontage as cavetto string. The
building forms one of a group constructed under the patronage of John
Bateman of Biddulph Grange (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8805056869

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