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Eagle and Child Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Alderley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2819 / 53°16'54"N

Longitude: -2.2364 / 2°14'11"W

OS Eastings: 384334

OS Northings: 376133

OS Grid: SJ843761

Mapcode National: GBR DZTH.M7

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.MR7V

Plus Code: 9C5V7QJ7+QC

Entry Name: Eagle and Child Cottage

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58299

ID on this website: 101139593

Location: Nether Alderley, Cheshire East, Cheshire, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Nether Alderley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Originally a farmhouse, later an inn, now a house: C17 with later C17
outshut and guttering dated 1688, west range added later C18.
L-shaped plan. North range is timber framed with brick nogging, on a
sandstone plinth, Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 3 brick
chimneys. 2-storey, 2-bay north front. Small framing with small
panelling under upper windows. Left bay has board door in
bead-moulded doorcase and 5-light wood mullioned window with lattice
leaded glazing under coved overhang in a gabled half dormer with
herringboning in the gable. To right bay steps forward under gable
with 5-light chamfered wood mullioned window with lattice leaded
glazing below and similar 3-light with rectangular lead glazing above.
Outshut added to rear in timber framing. Black painted lead guttering
reads TD 1688.
Interior: Bead moulded ceiling beams Cyma-moulded stone corner
fireplace. Large cellars with stone flight of steps.

West range is in washed English garden wall bond brick with Kerridge
stone slate roof, stone ridge and 2 brick chimneys. Right 4 bays was
a separate house and has segmental rough brick heads to 2-light wooden
casements. To left is former coachhouse now garage and conservatory.
This range is joined to the other by a single storey passage.

Listing NGR: SJ8433476133

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