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Danesford School (National Childrens Homes)

A Grade II Listed Building in Congleton, Cheshire East

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Danesford School
(National Children's
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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