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Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bollington, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2921 / 53°17'31"N

Longitude: -2.1183 / 2°7'5"W

OS Eastings: 392210

OS Northings: 377242

OS Grid: SJ922772

Mapcode National: GBR FZNC.5L

Mapcode Global: WHBBH.FJH2

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57924

Location: Bollington, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bollington

Built-Up Area: Bollington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bollington

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side)

2/7 No. 7 (Orchard House).


Formerly farmhouse, now house: early C17, with early C20 alterations
to the facade. Coursed, squared buff sandstone rubble, with red
sandstone dressings. Welsh slate roof and 2 plastered, brick gable
chimneys. 2½ storey, nearly symmetrical 3-bay front. End bays have
2-storey. canted bay windows with tall ovolo-moulded stone mullions,
supporting coped balconies to 3-light ovolo-moulded, half dormers with
stone-coped gables and ball finials. Door under rebated and chamfered
lintel with 2-light window above. To rear and sides mixture of early
C17, tall 2 and 3-light chamfered stone mullions.
Interior: Internal walls rubble stone. Early C17 turned baluster
staircase with moulded handrail and square newels. Panelling under
stairs with 6-panelled door with fluted rails to cellar. Similar door
above but remainder on lower storeys are early C17 2-panelled doors
with raised fields and wooden latches. Chamfered ceiling beams.
Massive ridge and purlins rest on internal stone walls.

Listing NGR: SJ9221077242

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

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