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Stoke Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1046 / 53°6'16"N

Longitude: -2.5788 / 2°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 361345

OS Northings: 356536

OS Grid: SJ613565

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.8J3J

Mapcode Global: WH9B3.C778

Entry Name: Stoke Cottage

Listing Date: 4 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56999

Location: Stoke, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Stoke

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Acton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

STOKE C.P. MILL POOL LANE
SJ 65 NW
1/88 Stoke Cottage
-
- II

Cottage, early C18, with large 1856 addition (date on porch) at the
rear (north-west). Brickwork with coloured surface treatment; slate
roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. The rear addition forms a 2-span roof and a
3-bay wing (north-east) completes an "L" shaped plan. The cottage
entrance is a pair of three-quarter-glazed doors, with diminished
stiles and bead and flush lower panels, in a twin pilaster beaded door
case. A flat, lead-covered, porch is supported by two slender timber
columns. The porch is flanked by ogee bow windows containing
two-light Gothick casements with intersecting tracery. There are
similar windows at first floor level. Wide plastered soffites, with
large spandrel boxed ends, and barge boards. Gable end stacks with
diagonally set flues. The gables of the 1856 addition project beyond
the cottage at both ends and the east gable has a projecting porch
with Tudor arches south and east. The porch contains a 9-panel
bolection moulded door with rectangular overlight. A rectangular
stone tablet above the east opening of the porch has the initials FFC
and the date. The windows in the east gable and rear wing are mainly
sashes with stone sills, deep lintels with stepped labels, single
vertical glazing bars and cusped tracery to heads. The west gable has
two "Y" tracery windows and a large canted bay.
Interior: The entrance hall has a plaster modillion cornice with two
lines of egg and dart moulding. The cottage ceilings are low with
cased beams. There are 6-panel doors in the cottage area, 4-panel and
ledged and battened doors in the later additions. The staircase has
cut and bracketed string, curtail step, square balusters and wreathed
handrail. There is an original C19 cast iron grate in the kitchen.


Listing NGR: SJ6134556536

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

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