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Academy House

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SJ 45 SW FARNDON C.P. HIGH STREET
South Side

2/39 Academy House

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GV II

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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