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Cowhouse Approximately 25 Yards West of Town Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9792 / 52°58'45"N

Longitude: -1.8897 / 1°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 407499

OS Northings: 342430

OS Grid: SK074424

Mapcode National: GBR 37R.918

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.YC9Y

Entry Name: Cowhouse Approximately 25 Yards West of Town Head Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275058

Location: Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Alton

Built-Up Area: Alton

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 0624-0724
13/62 Cowhouse approximately 25
yards west of Town Head Farm-
3.1.67 house (Formerly listed as
"Barn at Townsend Farm")

Cowhouse. C17 with later addition. Ashlar with herringbone tooling;
plain tile roof. 5-bay range aligned east-west with a single bay
extension to the west. North side: one storey and attic, main range
to left, extension to the right. Main range: buttresses at the bay
divisions, door to right of centre; casement to left of centre, square
window opening to left with boarded door, square loft openings to left
and right. Extension: chamfered eaves band and coped verges. Left
hand gable: central loft door with pigeon holes over. Right hand
gable: 2 ground floor doors and central loft door. South side:
main range to right, extension to left. Main range: buttresses at
the bay divisions, doors to right, left and centre; 3 windows, one
to the left of each door, square loft opening to the right. Extension:
large inserted cart entrance to the right, rectangular loft opening
to the left.

Listing NGR: SK0749942430

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

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