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The Orchards (Divided into Lower and Upper Flats and Orchard Cottage)

A Grade II Listed Building in Puddington, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2535 / 53°15'12"N

Longitude: -3.0139 / 3°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 332449

OS Northings: 373423

OS Grid: SJ324734

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZDT.9F

Mapcode Global: WH87Z.NHZ4

Entry Name: The Orchards (Divided into Lower and Upper Flats and Orchard Cottage)

Listing Date: 10 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55656

Location: Puddington, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Puddington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Burton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(South Side)

3/13 The Orchards (divided
into lower and upper
flats and Orchard


Formerly service wing of Puddington Hall, now 3 flats: c1760 for
Stanley-Massey family with later alterations and addition. Flemish
bond. red brick, 2 sides, with red sandstone dressings. Hipped Welsh
slate roof and 3 ridge brick chimneys. Long rectangular plan
2-storey, 8-bay south-east front. Stone plinth and simple brick
cornice. Recessed 12-pane sashes with heavy glazing bars under
cambered brick heads and with stone sills. Addition at left end has
door at 1st floor approached by flight of steps between stone-coped
walls. This led to former Catholic Chapel. North-west front has
large number of altered openings.
Interior: Orchard Cottage has heavy ceiling beams. Chapel room has
lost its fittings, though sumptuous but hidden ceiling is reported.

With the item 3/19, built as wings of the now demolished Puddington

Listing NGR: SJ3244973423

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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