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The Penn

A Grade II Listed Building in Alderley Edge, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2988 / 53°17'55"N

Longitude: -2.2214 / 2°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 385340

OS Northings: 378008

OS Grid: SJ853780

Mapcode National: GBR DZX9.W5

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.VBCW

Entry Name: The Penn

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58227

Location: Alderley Edge, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Alderley Edge

Built-Up Area: Wilmslow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side)

5/61 The Penn.


House: dated 1912 by Percy Worthington for Walter Milne of Kendal
Milne stores. Roughcast brick with hipped Cotswold slate bell-cast
roofs and 3 brick chimneys. Neo-Georgian style. L-shaped in plan.
2-storey symmetrical 7-bay west front of west range. Flush 12-pane
sashes in simple moulded architraves. Central semi-circular headed
doorcase with fanlight with radial glazing bars and swags above a half
glazed door flanked by half pillars. Plaster plaque with date and
patron's initials above. 3 hipped gabled dormers. In front is
flagged terrace with stone terrace walls and central flight of steps.
West end of north range has projecting weatherboarded summerhouse on
a stone plinth. South gable has 2, 2-storey bowed bay windows. East
front has 9-pane windows and a pair of doors in an eared architrave
under a flat hood on carved wooden brackets. South front of north
range has a pair of semi-circular headed arches on a stone Tuscan
Interior: Hall is open to 2 storeys with simple oak balustrade along
the upstairs landing. Grey sandstone fireplace to the side with an
acanthus border and a C18 cast-iron grate. 3 openings off hall into
long garden room which can be partitioned into living and dining rooms
by sliding oak screens to leave a central passage. One end of room
has oak panelled alcoves with fitted furniture flanking a good
cast-iron grate with an oak overmantel. Modillion cornice to
ceilings. Oak well staircase with carved brackets on open string.
3-panelled oak doors throughout.
A good example of its period, with faint Scottish flavour under Arts
and Crafts influence.

Listing NGR: SJ8534078008

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

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