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Davenport House Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilmslow, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3073 / 53°18'26"N

Longitude: -2.2617 / 2°15'42"W

OS Eastings: 382660

OS Northings: 378956

OS Grid: SJ826789

Mapcode National: GBR DZN6.44

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.748D

Entry Name: Davenport House Farm

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58392

Location: Chorley, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Chorley (Wilmslow West and Chorley Ward)

Built-Up Area: Wilmslow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lindow St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 87 NW CHORLEY C.P. CARR LANE


7/17 Davenport House Farm

GV II


House (formerly Farmhouse). Late C17. Flemish bond brick, slate
roof. 2 storeys with attic. North front: Vitrified headers, 3 bays.
Doorway slightly to right of centre with flat (replacement) lintel.
Cambered relieving arch above of headers with wooden panel to
tympanum. Ground floor windows to either side of 5 lights with
chamfered stone surrounds and mullions. 3 panes to each light.
Double cambered relieving arches above joining over the middle light.
Similar to first floor. String course between floors of 2 rows of
stretchers supported on alternately projecting headers. Further
string course above first floor of 3 rows of overlapping stretchers.
C18 outhouse to right and C19 outhouse to left. South front: double
gabled. String course above ground floor as to north front. String
course above first floor of 2 rows of stretchers sandwiching a row of
canted headers. C19 door and porch to right of centre. Ground floor
left hand window of 3 lights (originally 4) with chamfered stone
mullions and lintel of headers extending to left indicating placing of
original 4th light. 2 similar windows to first floor, the left hand
one also originally of 4 lights indicated by joint in brickwork (the
extended lintel is not here present). 2-light chamfered window to
attic with lintel of brick headers. Similar window under same gable
originally to right and slightly lower, now reduced to one 2-pane
light and given new wooden surround. C20, 2-light window and french
windows to ground floor right replacing a 3-light window with
chamfered stone surround and mullions. East side: 4-light window with
chamfered stone surround and mullions and double relieving arch to
ground floor left. Other windows and doors are C19 replacements.
Good contemporary staircase.


Listing NGR: SJ8266078956

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