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Latitude: 53.0852 / 53°5'6"N
Longitude: -2.8772 / 2°52'37"W
OS Eastings: 341345
OS Northings: 354574
OS Grid: SJ413545
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.9PM2
Mapcode Global: WH88T.SQ36
Entry Name: Academy House
Listing Date: 28 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1229046
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403437
Location: Farndon, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Farndon
Built-Up Area: Farndon (Cheshire West and Chester)
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Farndon St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 45 SW FARNDON C.P. HIGH STREET
2/39 Academy House
House, late C18 with earlier internal features. Local brown brick in
Flemish bond with grey slate roof. Rusticated quoins terminate in
swept-out copings to gables. Of 3 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical,
with slightly projecting central bay. Replaced door of 6 fielded
panels; 16-pane sashes to lower storey; 12-pane sash flanked by
16-pane sashes to 2nd storey; 6-pane sash flanked by 8-pane sashes to
3rd storey; all sashes flush.
The interior has some oak beams and, in the left bay, an altered
inglenook; 1 door of 3 oak boards.
Up to the late C19 the house was more elaborate in expression; eaves
cornice, finials and a Roman Doric porch have been removed (engraving
in owner's hands). The house used to contain a school.
Listing NGR: SJ4134554574
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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