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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
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
SJ 88 SW WILMSLOW FORMER U.D. ALTRINCHAM ROAD (South Side)
1/263 Oak Farmhouse
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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