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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.


List entry Number: 1138448



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tarporley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57260

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1/71 Done Recreation Room



Parish room. Dated on datestone 1636. Red English bond brick with ashlar plinth and quoins and slate roof. Two storeys. Churchyard front: Diapering formed of blue headers arranged in diamond patterns. Two ground floor windows with moulded stone surrounds containing early C19 iron-framed fenestration each of three lights. Two similar windows to first floor. To the left of these at mezzanine level is a square armorial tablet with strapwork panels to the sides supporting an entablature and pediment within which is the date. To right of this, also at mezzanine level and set between the windows is a further tablet with a moulded border inscribed: "This School, erected in 1636/ by Dame Dorothy Done and/endowed by Mrs John Done in 1662/was thoroughly repaired by the/Trustees under the Will of/John Arden Esq decreased in the/Year 1830". To the right is a later lean-to of stone walling. To the left is another later stone addition of one storey with arrow-head rustication and a central doorway with ashlar surround and quirked bead to inner angle. Square stone tablet above with coat of arms and pilaster pieces to sides. Ridge chimney to centre. The left hand gable end has a first floor window of four early C19 lights and a moulded stone surround. Close-studding to the gable above.

Listing NGR: SJ5531962502

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National Grid Reference: SJ 55318 62506


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