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The Nook and Pump and Trough in the Grounds

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3834 / 53°23'0"N

Longitude: -2.4529 / 2°27'10"W

OS Eastings: 369971

OS Northings: 387485

OS Grid: SJ699874

Mapcode National: GBR CY99.RW

Mapcode Global: WH98T.9762

Plus Code: 9C5V9GMW+8R

Entry Name: The Nook and Pump and Trough in the Grounds

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425155

Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Built-Up Area: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Oughtrington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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2/75 The Nook and pump and trough in
the grounds

House. Late C18 or early C19. Brown brick with ashlar details, slate roof,
two brick gable end stacks with terracotta pots. Two storeys, attic and cellar.
Three bays. Main (garden) front in Flemish bond on an ashlar plinth. Central
entrance doorway, stone doorcase with flanking engaged Tuscan columns and
entablatures surmounted by an open pediment over a radial bar fanlight; 6 panel
door: upper 4 panels glazed, lower panels flush and beaded. A large sash, to
either side (4x5 panes) with sills at plinth top level, 3 sashes to first floor
(each 4x4 panes). All sashes have exposed weight boxes and glazing bars, stone
flat arch lintols with raised keyblocks. Stone cornice with mutules and blocking
course. Two shallow lead roofed dormers. Entrance front in English garden
wall bond. Doorway to right in recessed porch with marble step. Six panel
door, upper panels glazed with stained glass. Central brick semi-circular arched
window to stairwell with barred margin panes. A low casement to understair
below. In bay to left a sash on both floors ( 5 x 3 panes).On first floor above
doorway a narrow sash with sash sidelights. Other than stairwell window, all
openings have flush stone wedge lintols. Ovolo moulded gutter cornice. A small
central flat roofed dormer. On gable end wall to left of main front an added
single storey canted bay with flat roof and stone coping: central French doors
and side sashes all with glazing bars. Attached to right hand gable end wall,
a high garden wall with semi-circular arched doorway under a stone coped gablet
with 2 flanking and one crowning ball finials. Stone latch and hinge blocks
set in the doorway jambs. Interior: 6 panel doors, panelled jamb linings to
windows, simple moulded plaster cornices, dog-leg staircase with cut and bracketed
strings. The detached house is set in extensive grounds. In the grounds a
cast iron pump with sandstone trough.

Listing NGR: SJ6997187485

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