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Knightley Gorse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gnosall, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8255 / 52°49'31"N

Longitude: -2.2771 / 2°16'37"W

OS Eastings: 381425

OS Northings: 325364

OS Grid: SJ814253

Mapcode National: GBR 050.T9G

Mapcode Global: WH9CL.Z7VR

Entry Name: Knightley Gorse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446848

Location: Gnosall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST20

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Gnosall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: High Offley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

GNOSALL GORSE LANE
SJ 82 NW
Knightley
11/10017
Knightley Gorse
Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Circa C17; remodelled and extended in the C19. Timber-framed, partly rebuilt and
refaced in brick, north front rendered. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick axial stack. PLAN:
3-room-plan; the parlour and kitchen to right and left of a central axial stack with back-to-back
fireplaces and entrance lobby at the front; small unheated room on left [east] end. Late in the C19
a porch was added at the front and a long wing was built at the back. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and
attic. Asymmetrical 2-window north front, windows disposed to the right. C19 casements with
glazing bars, ground floor 3 lights, first floor 2 lights and with small gables above; at centre late C19
gabled timber-framed porch. Long C19 red brick wing at rear incorporates some earlier brickwork.
INTERIOR: Stopped chamfer axial ceiling beams and exposed joists. Partition between left and
centre rooms has exposed headbeam and large studs.


Listing NGR: SJ8142525364

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

Description

GNOSALL GORSE LANE
SJ 82 NW
Knightley
11/10017
Knightley Gorse
Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Circa C17; remodelled and extended in the C19. Timber-framed, partly rebuilt and
refaced in brick, north front rendered. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick axial stack. PLAN:
3-room-plan; the parlour and kitchen to right and left of a central axial stack with back-to-back
fireplaces and entrance lobby at the front; small unheated room on left [east] end. Late in the C19
a porch was added at the front and a long wing was built at the back. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and
attic. Asymmetrical 2-window north front, windows disposed to the right. C19 casements with
glazing bars, ground floor 3 lights, first floor 2 lights and with small gables above; at centre late C19
gabled timber-framed porch. Long C19 red brick wing at rear incorporates some earlier brickwork.
INTERIOR: Stopped chamfer axial ceiling beams and exposed joists. Partition between left and
centre rooms has exposed headbeam and large studs.


Listing NGR: SJ8142525364

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