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Wright's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kettleshulme, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3112 / 53°18'40"N

Longitude: -2.0091 / 2°0'32"W

OS Eastings: 399489

OS Northings: 379367

OS Grid: SJ994793

Mapcode National: GBR GZD4.TQ

Mapcode Global: WHBBK.31KC

Entry Name: Wright's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57985

Location: Kettleshulme, Cheshire East, SK23

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Kettleshulme

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Whaley Bridge, Taxal St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 97 NE KETTLESHULME C.P. CLAYHOLES ROAD
(West Side)

3/72 Wright's Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse: earlier C17 with C19 alterations. Washed, coursed squared
buff sandstone rubble. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 3
stone chimneys. T-shaped in plan. 2-storey, 3-bay north front.
Central bay steps one bay forward and has lean-to against ground
storey. 6-pane window with rubble hood mould above and semi-circular
headed niche in gable. 2 similar openings have windows, to right
side. Left end bay has window with remains of hood mould. Right end
bay has ovolo-moulded doorcase with a flat hood above lying behind C20
glass porch. Remains of 3-light stone mullion with hood mould above.
Interior: 3 rooms on ground floor. Door opens into dairy with 2
chamfered beams. Main room has heck post and screen and fire beam
forming inglenook. Ovolo-moulded beam in the ceiling. The linkage
and stone flywheel of a butter churn device operated by a foot treadle
in front of the living room fire and working the float in the churn in
the dairy survives. This was made by Goddard, a wheelwright who lived
in the farm in the last century.


Listing NGR: SJ9948979367

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

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