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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: 1242469



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


District: Stockport

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 441865

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6/157 Old Manor Farm (Higher Danbank 20.12.67 on O.S. map)

- II*

House. C15 cruck-framed open hall with coursed rubble C17 service crosswing, box-framed C16 solar crosswing and C20 brick wing to rear. Graduated stone slate roof. The solar crosswing (bay 1) is gabled and has square-panel framing on a stone plinth, a 3-light casement window to each floor and an ovolo-moulded bressumer beam. The 2-bay house-part has a stone plinth, studs with diagonal bracing and a midrail, a central door and canopy with 3-light cast iron casement windows on either side, and a 3-light gabled dormer window. The service crosswing has a projecting stone plinth, a large gable stack and a 4-light timber mullion window with hoodmould. Patio door inserted in right elevation. 4-light timber mullioned window to left elevation which is rendered. The rear is largely cased in brick but retains a 3-light dormer window with coved jettied gable. Interior: The house- part was formerly open to the roof but has had a floor inserted to half its width. 3 closed cruck trusses with collar ties and cruck spurs and exposed timber frame internal partitions. "One of the finest existing examples of a small medieval manor house in Lancashire or Cheshire", W.A. Singleton, "Traditional House-Types in Rural Lancashire and Cheshire". Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 104, 1952 p.89.

Listing NGR: SJ9397988679

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire' in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, , Vol. 104, (1952), 89

National Grid Reference: SJ 93979 88679


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