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Ridge Hall Farmhouse, Ridge Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2313 / 53°13'52"N

Longitude: -2.0911 / 2°5'27"W

OS Eastings: 394018

OS Northings: 370475

OS Grid: SJ940704

Mapcode National: GBR 232.D4L

Mapcode Global: WHBBW.V1FN

Entry Name: Ridge Hall Farmhouse, Ridge Hill

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Last Amended: 25 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58660

Location: Sutton, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Sutton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Sutton St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 97 SW
2/75

SUTTON C.P.
RIDGE HILL
Ridge Hall Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Ridge Hall)

14.4.67

GV
II

Farmhouse. Dated 1580 on date stone with C17 and C19 additions and alterations.
Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and stone slate roof. Two storeys. Entrance
front. Older two bay portion at right with ashlar quoins to right. Blocked door at ground floor left with 2-light blocked stone surrounded window to right. Two similar blocked windows to first floor with rectangular date stone set between floors at centre. Blocked windows all have chamfered mullions. C19 2-light windows imposed at centre of both floors. To left of this is later C17 portion flush with earlier portion and having stone quoins at corners. Three 2-light casement windows to ground and first floors with gabled porch between second and third bays from left containing C17 studded wooden door. Rear: C20 addition at left with C19 fenestration to rest.

Interior: Open tread single flight C17 staircase with barley-sugar twist balusters with vase bases. Similar barley-sugar twist newel posts. Moulded handrail and panelled tread plate. Further blocked mullioned 2-light window to a bathroom at rear of dated block.

The site of the house is surrounded by a moat and the original, larger house was
reputedly largely destroyed in the Civil War.


Listing NGR: SJ9401870475

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

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