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The Dairy House and Dairy

A Grade II Listed Building in Swynnerton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.967 / 52°58'1"N

Longitude: -2.2042 / 2°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 386384

OS Northings: 341094

OS Grid: SJ863410

Mapcode National: GBR MDZ.FX

Mapcode Global: WHBD0.3PN8

Plus Code: 9C4VXQ8W+R8

Entry Name: The Dairy House and Dairy

Listing Date: 9 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448822

Location: Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST4

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Swynnerton

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Trentham St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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953/2/10020 The Dairy House and Dairy


Lodge and dairy at country house. Circa late C19. Black and white timber frame on red brick plinth; plastered panels. Gabled clay plain tile roofs with moulded bargeboards, finials and pendants. Brick axial and lateral stacks, the top courses missing. PLAN: Irregular plan with cross-wings to left and right, a range at the back projecting on the left side and the entrance on the right side facing the octagonal dairy, on the right, which is attached by a covered way. Picturesque black and white half-timbered style. EXTERIOR: Close-studding with decorative bracing to small square panels above. 2 storeys. 3-bay SW front with gabled cross-wings to left and right, jettied on the first floor; the right cross-wing projects further and the first floor is supported on a bay window and large curved brackets; the left gable has a shallow jetty on small carved console brackets; wall-plate ends and first floor oriels on similar consoles; pentice at centre between the cross-wings and half-dormer above. Left-hand [NW] return projecting gable on left and gabled first floor oriel on right with similar console brackets. 1,2,3 and 4-light mullioned casements without glazing bars. Right-hand [SE] return has lateral stack with blue brick diapering and porch to right with low balustrades to sides and gabled canopy on consoles with finial and pendant. To right, on east corner, the covered way to the Dairy, which is similarly decoratively timber-framed, octagonal on plan with tiled steep roof with small lantern at the apex; the dairy originally had a verandah, but most of it has been removed. INTERIOR: The house is reported to have a panelled room and a balustraded staircase and the dairy lined in plain white ceramic tiles, now boarded over.

Listing NGR: SJ8638441093

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