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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: 1138565



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Acton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56926

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ACTON C.P. DORFOLD PARK SJ 65 SW 4/14 Dorfold Dairy House 12 January 1967 GV II*

Formerly home farmhouse to Dorfold Hall, now private house, late C17 but of late C18 appearance. Red brick in Flemish Bond with roof of tiles and old slates. 3 storeys and attic. 3-bay entrance and garden fronts, "U" shaped plan. The six-panel door has rectangular overlight with glazing bars in a St.Andrew's cross design. This is surmounted by a pitched lead covered hood, on shaped brackets. 2-and 3-light metal casements in wood frames ground and first floor and leaded lattice window at second floor level. The garden front (east) windows are 2-to-4-light flush casements with glazing bars and segmental heads, 4-light leaded lattice casement in dormer, leaded light with rectangular glazing at second floor and small timber light in attic. The windows in the west elevation are flush casements with segmental heads and glazing bars, some divided into very small panes. Interior: Bevelled beams and exposed ceiling joists at three levels wide-boarded and four-panel doors, some on H.L.hinges. Oak staircase with twisted tapering balusters, heavy rectangular newels and very large moulded handrail also spandrel panelling. Oak panelling, some of Jacobean style, refixed from elsewhere on the first floor landing. Large trusses with collar, king post and struts.

Listing NGR: SJ6320951897

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 6 Cheshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 63209 51897


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