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Madam's Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0695 / 53°4'10"N

Longitude: -2.561 / 2°33'39"W

OS Eastings: 362504

OS Northings: 352621

OS Grid: SJ625526

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.BNDF

Mapcode Global: WH9B9.M3NP

Plus Code: 9C5V3C9Q+RH

Entry Name: Madam's Farm House

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56933

ID on this website: 101138568

Location: Swanley, Cheshire East, Cheshire, 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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SJ 65 SW
4/21 Madam's Farm house
12 January 1967
- II

Former dowerhouse of Dorfold Estate, now private house. Late C18 but
with earlier origins. Red brick, in English Garden Wall Bond to
facade, Flemish Bond to gables and rear elevation. Roof of slates in
diminishing courses. 3 storey, 3 bays. Projecting brick plinth.
Door with six fielded panels and fanlight above, in stone doorcase
with engaged Doric columns, triglyph dosserets and open pediment.
Sashes with exposed weight boxes, glazing bars, stone sills and flat
brick-on-edge arches. Gable end stacks and barge boards. The rear
(east) wing, which completes a "T" shaped plan, has a good oak boarded
Interior: Six-panel doors on HL hinges and some wide boarded doors.
Some doors are hung on cranked butt hinges the blades of which are
morticed and wedged into the hanging stiles. Chamfered beams and
exposed joists.

Listing NGR: SJ6250452621

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