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Hayman's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Over Alderley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.282 / 53°16'55"N

Longitude: -2.2188 / 2°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 385505

OS Northings: 376137

OS Grid: SJ855761

Mapcode National: GBR DZYH.F6

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.WRLT

Entry Name: Hayman's House

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58331

Location: Over Alderley, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Over Alderley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Birtles St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side)

5/165 Hayman's House (formerly
listed as Hayman's
Farm House)


Small hall: completed 1528, renovations to chimney and addition of
porch 1583, C17 outshut, all for Acton family, some C19 and C20
alterations. Timber-framed with brick nogging on sandstone plinth,
some repairs and small additions to brick. Kerridge stone slate roof,
stone ridge, 1 stone ridge chimney and 1 brick gable chimney. H-plan
house with added continuous outshut to rear. 2-storey. 4-bay and
3-gabled front. Left end bay has 5 by 3 small timber frames with C20
3-light wooden casement below and 2-light in gable. 2nd bay has a
projecting 2-storey porch with bead moulded entrance with a studded
board door in a similar case behind. Both the porch and the bay
behind have chevroning and porch gable has a miniature tiebeam and
diagonal strut truss. 3rd bay is replaced in brick and right end bay
has 5 by 3 timber small frames, both with C20 casements. Timber
framed outshut to rear and a small brick addition.
Interior: Lobby entry against ashlar central stack. Hall was
probably open to the roof originally, with a large inglenook fireplace
with a chamfered cambered fire beam. Now has late C16 floor with
deeply chamfered ceiling beams with quirk and tongue stops. Similar
beams in parlour to left which has a late C16 stone fireplace with a
cyma and bead moulded surround. Simpler but similar fireplace
upstairs. 3 3-board doors with iron strap hinges. Room over porch
may have been small chapel or oratory. To rear in a brick lean-to are
the remains of a complex of brick ovens. Underneath is a corbelled
stone cellar one lit by a 2-light stone mullion window in the plinth
that may belong to an earlier building. --

Listing NGR: SJ8550576137

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

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