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Dorfold Dairy House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Acton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0631 / 53°3'46"N

Longitude: -2.5504 / 2°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 363209

OS Northings: 351897

OS Grid: SJ632518

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.C509

Mapcode Global: WH9B9.S8PM

Entry Name: Dorfold Dairy House

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56926

Location: Acton, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Acton

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

ACTON C.P. DORFOLD PARK
SJ 65 SW
4/14 Dorfold Dairy House
12 January 1967
GV II*

Formerly home farmhouse to Dorfold Hall, now private house, late C17
but of late C18 appearance. Red brick in Flemish Bond with roof of
tiles and old slates. 3 storeys and attic. 3-bay entrance and garden
fronts, "U" shaped plan. The six-panel door has rectangular overlight
with glazing bars in a St.Andrew's cross design. This is surmounted
by a pitched lead covered hood, on shaped brackets. 2-and 3-light
metal casements in wood frames ground and first floor and leaded
lattice window at second floor level. The garden front (east) windows
are 2-to-4-light flush casements with glazing bars and segmental
heads, 4-light leaded lattice casement in dormer, leaded light with
rectangular glazing at second floor and small timber light in attic.
The windows in the west elevation are flush casements with segmental
heads and glazing bars, some divided into very small panes.
Interior: Bevelled beams and exposed ceiling joists at three levels
wide-boarded and four-panel doors, some on H.L.hinges. Oak staircase
with twisted tapering balusters, heavy rectangular newels and very
large moulded handrail also spandrel panelling. Oak panelling, some
of Jacobean style, refixed from elsewhere on the first floor landing.
Large trusses with collar, king post and struts.


Listing NGR: SJ6320951897

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