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L-Shaped Range of Farm Outbuildings to the North West of Bucks Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hints, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6328 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: -1.7822 / 1°46'56"W

OS Eastings: 414834

OS Northings: 303914

OS Grid: SK148039

Mapcode National: GBR 4F9.S9W

Mapcode Global: WHCH2.L2JZ

Entry Name: L-Shaped Range of Farm Outbuildings to the North West of Bucks Head Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429592

Location: Hints, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Hints

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Hints St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SK 10 SW HINTS WATLING STREET

1908-/9/10003 L-shaped range of
farm outbuildings
to the north-west of
Bucks Head Farmhouse

II

Farm outbuildings comprising barns and former smithy. Mid to late
C18 with C19 additions and alterations. Red brick laid to English
garden wall bond rising from a plain plinth, and with plain
gables and Staffordshire blue clay tile roof coverings. Irregular
'L' shaped group, with earliest range to south, running west to
east, and attached later stepped range extending northwards from
west end of earlier part. South range, south elevation; two
storeys, three bays, with full-height double doorway with plank
doors to centre bay, giving access to former threshing floor.
Flanking doorway are two tiers of slit breathers, some now
blocked. East gable with inserted doorway and louvred window, and
taking-in doorway to left, all below brick segmentally arched
heads. Tier of four slit breathers at storey level. Later
attached barn of three bays, with lower two storey range to north
end, and smithy extending westwards from lower two bay part. Barn
with full height opening to centre bay beneath segmental arch,
now concealed by C20 sliding door gear. North bay with four
diamond shaped panels of ventilator brickwork. South bay with
partially built upper area, with boarded inserted opening and
small four pane fixed light to ground floor. Lower two storey
part with external stack to centre of west side wall, with
staggered windows to ground floor and overloft to north. Double
doorway to centre of north gable, with taking-in door to
overloft. Side wall of smithy, open fronted at west end, and with
single smithy window. to east. Interior: earlier south barn with
C18 tapered King post roof trusses supported on club walls
flanking one threshing door. Trusses support a double purlin
roof, with struts from King post and tie beam supporting upper
and lower purlins respectively later barn with truncated
principal collar trusses with straight lateral braces between tie
beams and single purlins to centre bay. Trusses supported on Stub
walls. Lower two storey range with single truncated principal
collar truss with spur ties to wallplates. Smithy with hearth
intact.


Listing NGR: SK1483403914

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