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Dairy House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Handforth, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3499 / 53°20'59"N

Longitude: -2.1882 / 2°11'17"W

OS Eastings: 387571

OS Northings: 383681

OS Grid: SJ875836

Mapcode National: GBR FY5P.2W

Mapcode Global: WHBB8.C287

Plus Code: 9C5V8RX6+XP

Entry Name: Dairy House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414648

Location: Handforth, Cheshire East, SK7

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Handforth

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Handforth St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Farmhouse: early C18 with some small C19 and C20 alterations. English
garden wall bond orange brick. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge
and 4 brick chimneys. 2 and 2½-storey 7-bay south front. Raised brick
band at 1st floor. Right 3 bays of 2½ storeys have 3-light C20 copies
of wooden mullioned and transomed windows with glazing bars under flat
wedged brick heads flanking added gabled porch with a 4-panelled door
behind. Above is a mullioned and transomed window in a gabled half
dormer. 3 bays to left, of 2 storeys, are part of original building
with similar mullioned and transomed windows and a blocked fire window
below 2-light casements above. Left end bay is part of an added then
converted farm building. To rear are original windows with one of the
top panels sliding horizontally.
Interior: has dogleg oak stair with square newels, heavy square
handrail and a similar rail halfway down. 2 3-board doors in lower
storeys and complete set to attic. Chamfered ceiling beams and
firebeam in room at left end, and a room to rear still is a dairy with
stone flag ledges and central table.

Listing NGR: SJ8757183681

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