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Latitude: 53.1652 / 53°9'54"N
Longitude: -2.2248 / 2°13'29"W
OS Eastings: 385066
OS Northings: 363147
OS Grid: SJ850631
Mapcode National: GBR 12B.GBW
Mapcode Global: WHBC0.SPRT
Entry Name: Danesford School (National Childrens Homes)
Listing Date: 4 April 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130481
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55933
Location: Congleton, Cheshire East, CW12
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Congleton
Built-Up Area: Congleton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Congleton St James
Church of England Diocese: Chester
5144 WEST ROAD
SJ 8563 2/42 Homes)
Late C18 detached house, formerly West House, set back from road in extensive
grounds. Later alterations and extensive modern additions. Red brick;
2 storeys; 5 sash windows with flat brick with stone sills, those on east
elevation tripartite in segmental-headed reveals and with semi-circular
bay at centre, tiered over 2 storeys. Elevation to road has large pediment
at centre and a tripartite window at centre of ground storey in place
of former entrance doorway; eaves cornice; hipped slate roof. Interior
much altered but retaining an oval room on each storey. Including large,
well-designed Georgian style bay to left which has 4 windows and pediment
and was added soon after the establishment of the school in 1920. Other
modern additions are not included.
Woodlands. Dansford School and Obelisk in grounds of Danesford School
form a group.
Listing NGR: SJ8506663146
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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