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Oak Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Styal, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3494 / 53°20'58"N

Longitude: -2.2506 / 2°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 383416

OS Northings: 383646

OS Grid: SJ834836

Mapcode National: GBR DYQQ.K1

Mapcode Global: WHBB7.D2JK

Entry Name: Oak Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 March 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414384

Location: Styal, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Styal

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wilmslow St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 88 SW WILMSLOW FORMER U.D. ALTRINCHAM ROAD (South Side)
Styal

1/263 Oak Farmhouse

30/3/1951

GV II*

Farmhouse: early C16 with C17 alterations, late C18 brick facade to
south side, additions c.1860 by J.S. Crowther and C20 restoration.
Timber-framed with brick and plaster infill, on stone plinth. Brick
additions to rear. Kerridge stone-slate roof and 4 brick chimneys
with Tudor-style diamond stacks. Long rectangular plan with
cross-wing. 2-storey, 4-bay front. Left end is gabled crosswing and
shows a full cruck truss with spurs to the wall plates. 3-light
casement below, 4-light above partly with original leaded glazing.
Timber decoration of roundels and chevroning between the windows.
Remainder is in close-studding with middle rail with angle bracing of
the wall plate. 2nd bay has 3-light casement below and 2-light above
partly with original lattice leaded glazing, the upper one in a gabled
dormer with a coving above the window. Door in C19 frame in 3rd bay
and 2-light casement in right end bay. Left end has 2-storey, 3-bay
brick front with 3-light small-pane casements and later C19
timber-framed porch. 2 portions to rear in orange brick include a
former diary and have a verandah on timber posts. Some blue brick
diapering and wood mullioned windows.
Interior: Cross-wing has 3 full cruck trusses but remainder of
interior of C18 and later. Main range also has 3 full cruck trusses.
Central ashlar fireplace with candle niches. Main room has inserted
C17 floor, chamfered ceiling beams, fire beam and heck post and
screen. Room at north end has a panel from part of a grisaille mural
showing the winged lion of St Mark.


Listing NGR: SJ8341683646

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

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