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Blackden Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Goostrey, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2235 / 53°13'24"N

Longitude: -2.3226 / 2°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 378561

OS Northings: 369657

OS Grid: SJ785696

Mapcode National: GBR 003.TWW

Mapcode Global: WH99N.978M

Entry Name: Blackden Manor

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406391

Location: Goostrey, Cheshire East, CW4

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Goostrey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Goostrey St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 76 NE

4/36 Blackden Manor


Former Manor House, now large private house, c.1597. Timber frame
encased in red brickwork late C19, with C20 additions. Sandstone
slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays with added set back one bay
wing north-east, 4-bay east return and 3-bay triple-gable west return.
The centre bay, which is set back two metres, has a pair of oak fully
glazed doors surmounted by a shell pediment on moulded brackets. A
three-light casement surmounts the pediment and the doorcase is
flanked by tall, narrow, semicircular headed windows.
1-3-5-and-7-light stone mullion windows with rectangular leaded
glazing. End-bay gables set back above a slender band which rises up
over first floor windows. There are single stone dressed lights in
the gables. The west return has mainly 4-light timber mullioned
casement windows. The east return has a small area of timbers, in
chevron arrangement, at first floor level, a replaced 10-panel oak
door with stone surround and a two storey canted bay window with stone
mullions. There are three 4-light stone mullion windows ground floor
and three 3-light timber mullion windows at first floor level. High
standing chimneys with angled flues and stone caps and large square
stack with chevron decoration.
Interior: Exposed timber framing in a number of walls. Bevelled
beams, some with cross framing. Two-panelled doors on "H" hinges.
One room panelled in oak from floor to ceiling in raised and fielded
panels with bolection moulds. Jacobean oak staircase to first floor
with turned balusters and ball finials to newels.

Listing NGR: SJ7856169657

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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