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Orchard Farmhouse and Attached Former Cowhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Waterhouses, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0423 / 53°2'32"N

Longitude: -1.8796 / 1°52'46"W

OS Eastings: 408167

OS Northings: 349456

OS Grid: SK081494

Mapcode National: GBR 36Z.CKY

Mapcode Global: WHCDX.3S6K

Plus Code: 9C5W24RC+W4

Entry Name: Orchard Farmhouse and Attached Former Cowhouse

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275175

Location: Waterhouses, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Waterhouses

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Cauldon St Mary and St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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4/177 Orchard Farmhouse and
3/1/67 attached former cowhouse
(formerly listed as Orchard Farm House,
- II
Former farmhouse and cowhouse, now activity centre. C17 with C18
extensions and mid-C19 alterations and addition. C17 house of coursed
rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings, front partly rebuilt in red
brick, C18 extensions of red brick and of coursed rubble, both with
ashlar quoins and dressings; plain tile roofs; brick ridge stacks and
integral end stack. C17 house aligned east-west facing south with
early C18 western extension on the same alignment and later C18 extension
wing aligned north-south added to the centre of the original south front;
cowhouse aligned east-west added to west end of the farmhouse in the mid-
Cl9. South front: house to right, cowhouse to left. House: C17
house to the right with central gabled extension wing, and early C18
extension to the left, with a straight joint between the two. C17 house:
2 storeys; 3 bays, the front of the left hand bay has been rebuilt in
red brick and has 16-pane glazing bar sashes with wedge lintels, the
right hand bay has a ground floor 3-light chamfer mullioned window with
rebated frame and continuous hood mould carried around the right hand
gable, casement to first floor. Left hand return of extension wing:
blocked door to left containing a casement, inserted C20 door to the
right; 2-light flat face mullioned window to first floor left. Early
C18 extension: 2 storeys with Scotia moulded plinth, moulded storey
band, cyma reversa moulded eaves band and rusticated quoins of unequal
length; 3 bays, 2-light flat face mullioned windows with moulded
surrounds containing casement to first floor, double glazing bar sash
window to ground floor with wedge lintel, C20 six-panelled door to the
right with moulded architrave and cornice hood. Cowhouse: one storey;
3 bays, casements to left, right and right of centre, the 2 latter in
blocked doorways, door to left of centre. North front: house to left,
cowhouse to right. House: C17 house to left, early C18 extension to
right. C17 house casement to ground floor left of centre in chamfered
surround. Early C18 extension: 2-light chamfer mullioned stair window
one above the other, the upper one blocked. East gable: chamfer
mullioned windows with rebated surrounds, ground floor window has 3
lights and a continuous hood mould carried round the south front, blocked
3-light window to first floor with inserted casement and straight hood
mould; blocked 2-light attic window. Interior: dog-leg staircase
with turned balusters to early C18 extension.

Listing NGR: SK0816749456

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