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Plant House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestbury, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3009 / 53°18'3"N

Longitude: -2.1513 / 2°9'4"W

OS Eastings: 390013

OS Northings: 378228

OS Grid: SJ900782

Mapcode National: GBR FZF8.1F

Mapcode Global: WHBBG.X9R9

Entry Name: Plant House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58353

Location: Prestbury, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(East Side)

6/187 Plant House Farmhouse


Farmhouse: dated 1609 with later Cl7 addition in stone and C20
alterations and additions. Majority timber-framed on ashlar and
rubble plinth, remainder in coursed squared buff sandstone rubble.
Purple tile roof and 2 brick chimneys. Long rectangular plan,
developing from 2-room gable entry into cross-passage. 1½ storey, 4
bay east front. Left 2 bays project and are C20 extensions.
Remainder has 8 by 2 timber small frames with angle bracing of wall
plate and has 2 2-light casements and an added gabled dormer. West
front has roof raised and cement rendering, but right end shows rubble
Interior: Has reset_wooden door lintel carved with RD 1609. Entry by
heck post and screen with chamfered ceiling beams. Parlour beyond has
a weakly ovolo-moulded ceiling beam.

Listing NGR: SJ9001378228

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

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