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FORMER FARMHOUSE APPROXIMATELY 20 YARDS SOUTH WEST OF HOOD LANE FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER FARMHOUSE APPROXIMATELY 20 YARDS SOUTH WEST OF HOOD LANE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1038767

Location

FORMER FARMHOUSE APPROXIMATELY 20 YARDS SOUTH WEST OF HOOD LANE FARMHOUSE, HOOD LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Armitage with Handsacre

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272854

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History

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Details

ARMITAGE WITH HANDSACRE C.P. HOOD LANE (east side) SK 01 NE 6/8 Former farmhouse - approx. 20 yards south- west of Hood Lane 24.12.86 Farmhouse

- II

Former farmhouse. Probably C15. Timber framed and of cruck construction, brick infill panels and some brick rebuilding; plain tile roof with crested ridge tiles, brick ridge stack. Formerly a 3-cell hall house aligned north-west/south-east facing south-west with central hall incorporating a cross-passage defined by a spere truss; the ground floor of the upper end bay is divided longitudinally by a timber framed partition of square panels containing a doorway between the 2 rooms; the lower end bay has been demolished. South-west front. One storey and gable-lit attic; 3 tiers of square panels to eaves; scattered fenestration. Boarded door. to the right. North-east front. 3 tiers of horizontal rectangular panels; this wall has possibly been rebuilt. Door to the left, scattered fenestration. Interior. 2 cruck trusses with Alcock type apex type H contain the hall bay. They carry a ridge piece and a pair of trenched purlins. Smoke blackening on the face of truss B suggests that the hall was open to the roof and heated by an open hearth. Spere truss of unusual construction containing a pair of quasi-aisle posts which support the purlins directly. The first floor of the upper end bay appears to be a later insertion. P.R. Sheppard 'Cruck-Trussed Houses in the Lichfield District' South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions Vol. III (1961-2); R.A. Meeson 'Cruck Framed Buildings Seisdon and Armitage in Staffordshire' South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions Vol. XVII (1975-6) pp. 75-83.

Listing NGR: SK0815915365

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions' in South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions, (1976), 75-83
'South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions' in South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions, (1976), 75-83
Sheppard, P R , 'South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society' in South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions, , Vol. 3, (1961-2)

National Grid Reference: SK 08159 15365

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