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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
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
SJ 87 NE ALDERLEY EDGE C.P. MACCLESFIELD ROAD
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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