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Croft House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandiway, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.236 / 53°14'9"N

Longitude: -2.5931 / 2°35'35"W

OS Eastings: 360512

OS Northings: 371155

OS Grid: SJ605711

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.00NH

Mapcode Global: WH99B.4XGM

Entry Name: Croft House

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402172

Location: Cuddington, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Cuddington (Weaver and Cuddington Ward)

Built-Up Area: Sandiway

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Sandiway St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

CUDDINGTON C.P. WEAVERHAM ROAD
SJ 67 SW (East Side)

4/32 No. 82 (Croft House)
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GV II

Formerly curate's house, now house: dated 1905 by John Douglas,
extended c1920 for Thompson family. English garden wall bond pink
brick with orange terracotta dressings, purple tile roof with red
ridge, brick chimneys with moulded cornices. Neo-vernacular style.
L-shaped plan. 1 and 2-storey 4-bay east front. Moulded band at 1st
floor rises above near central door. In terracotta raised lettering,
date and inscription reads:-

FOR EVERY HOUSE IS BUILDED BY SOME MAN
BUT HE THAT BUILDS ALL THINGS IS GOD

Studded board door with ornate furniture. Single lights to either
side and 4-light mullioned windows with basket arched heads on ground
storey and a similar window in gabled half-dormer with diaper work.
Remainder of original building preserves fenestration but addition has
larger windows. Incorporated to rear is an ashlar outbuilding with a
timber truss and an ornate tiebeam dated 1871.
Interior: 4-panelled doors in simple architraves. Plain stair with
rebated balusters.
Centre of Douglas's Village Green, formerly a public space isolated
from the road and forming a charming group.


Listing NGR: SJ6051271155

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