MANOR HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1261737
Date first listed:
06-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
MANOR HOUSE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MANOR HOUSE FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kingsley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 52958 75080

Details

KINGSLEY C.P. NEWTON SJ 57 NW 2/135 Manor House Farmhouse. II* Farmhouse, late C17 altered. Brown brick in irregular Flemish bond; grey slate roof. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window symmetrical front to road: 2-storey gabled porch; segmental-arched doorway blocked in recessed brickwork; flush quoins of red sandstone; plain projecting stone bands at 1st and 2nd floors removed except corner-stones and replaced in flush brickwork with 2 divided courses of blue bricks. Windows replaced C18-C20: 4-pane recessed sashes above blocked doorway, to both storeys left of porch and to upper storey right of porch; C20 4-pane casement to lower storey right of porch. In the right end-gable replaced door in coved architrave under blocked brick basket arch to right, recessed 12-pane sash centre and blocked brick basket archway left; 4-pane recessed sash to 2nd storey right and blocked brick camber-arched opening left; 2 12-pane recessed sashes to attic. At left end a small C19 l-storey brick leanto; projecting former chimney breast in front of ridges; 1 small camber-arched casement and 1 blocked basket-arched opening to attic. C19 rebuilt flush gable chimneys. Interior. Good oak open- well newel stair, with wavy splat balusters to stair-flights and landings, to 1st and attic floors;. Front left room panelled in oak circa 1720 with 2 tiers of large panels and oak cornice; chamfered oak beam. Front right room has painted moulded beams; a diagonal beam suggests former corner chimney. 6-panel oak doors with short middle panels. The floor plan has been altered and added to at rear: front porch led to principal rooms, left and right, with stair behind; doorway in right end of farmhouse now leads to hall with access to principal roosm, left, stair at back of hall and rear wing to right.

Listing NGR: SJ5295875080

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
436809
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07253/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John L. Wishlade. Source Historic England Archive
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