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Farm Buildings East of Swettenham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Swettenham, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1955 / 53°11'43"N

Longitude: -2.2857 / 2°17'8"W

OS Eastings: 381011

OS Northings: 366531

OS Grid: SJ810665

Mapcode National: GBR 00J.QY0

Mapcode Global: WH99N.VYR3

Entry Name: Farm Buildings East of Swettenham Hall

Listing Date: 12 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406715

Location: Swettenham, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Swettenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Swettenham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SWETTENHAM C.P. SWETTENHAM ROAD
SJ 86 NW

5/47 Farm buildings east of
Swettenham Hall
-

GV II

Range of farm buildings consisting of a dovecote, mid C18, flanked
south by stable wing 1678 (door head tablet) and west by an "L" shaped
stable wing 1696 (door head tablet). The group still has a stud use
but also contains a cottage and offices. Red brick dovecote, brown
brick stables, stone slate roof, some sections now replaced by Welsh
slates. 2 storeys, with dovecote half a storey higher, 5 bays. 5
truss bays and 5 bays. The north-west section has a stone plinth,
3-and-4-light stone mullion windows and a boarded and studded door in
a stone surround with bead-moulded edge. A stone tablet above the
door has the initials S TF and the date, this is surmounted by a coat
of arms in a plastered recess under a moulded projecting cornice.
There are rusticated quoins and projecting ogee cornice. The north
gable has tumbling-in brickwork below coping, also moulded kneelers
and finials to kneelers and apex. The south wing a four-course-deep
toothed-band and the initials S-TM with the date over a door. The
dovecote, in Flemish bond, has a stone pyramid roof with weather vane,
a loft level door and clock set into keyed oculus. The west section
has two wide carriage opening with ellipitical arches almost at eaves
level.
Interior: The west section is least altered and has strutted trusses,
original purlins, ridge tree, wind braces and rafters.


Listing NGR: SJ8101166531

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

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