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Ford Green Farm House and Cottage


Area
Smallthorne
Street
Spragg House Lane
Heritage No.
10051 A B
Grade
II
Date Listed
29 July 1999
Building: Ford Green Farm House and Cottage
Location: SJ85SE STOKE ON TRENT 613-1/2/10051 SPRAGG HOUSE LANE, Ford Green
Description:  Former farmhouse. Circa early C18, remodelled early C19. Flemish garden wall bond plum-coloured brick.

Ford Green Farm House and Cottage
Ford Green Farm House and Cottage

photo:  Clive Shenton  June 2006


House, formerly farmhouse. Circa early C18, remodelled early C19. Flemish garden wall bond plum-coloured brick. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end stacks.

PLAN: 2-room plan with central entrance and staircase hall, parlour on left and hall / kitchen on right with service wing (now separate dwelling, The Cottage, not of special interest) behind the right-hand room. Late C20 single-storey wing added behind left room.

EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 3-window north front. C19 tripartite sashes on ground floor and first floors with cambered stuccoed heads; 3 and 2-light second floor casements; central doorway with C20 brick gabled porch with early C20 inner door. At rear (S), single storey late C20 wing on right; and 2-storey former service wing on right (now separate dwelling, The Cottage).

INTERIOR: Joinery includes early C19 panelled doors on ground floor, early C18  6-panel doors on first floor; plank attic doors, panelled window shutters, and C20 panelling in hall. Chimneypieces missing or replaced, except for fine early C18 chimneypieces over mantle in left first floor chamber with panelled pilasters and large fluted pilasters overmantel.

Good early C18 dog-leg staircase up to attic with moulded string, heavy moulded handrail, turned balusters and square newels. Chamfered ceiling beams. The north bay of the roof has tie-beam and king-post truss with struts and re-used principals; the remainder of the roof is formed by large purlins supported on the brick cross-walls. The cellar has rendered stone walls and brick vaults.



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