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Shepherd's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Handley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3306 / 53°19'50"N

Longitude: -2.0663 / 2°3'58"W

OS Eastings: 395678

OS Northings: 381526

OS Grid: SJ956815

Mapcode National: GBR GY0X.FS

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.7K80

Entry Name: Shepherd's Cottage

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407229

Location: Lyme Handley, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Lyme Handley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Disley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


4/75 Shepherd's Cottage.


Formerly belvedere, later house: later C17. Rendered, coursed,
squared, sandstone rubble, with sandstone dressings. Collapsed
Kerridge stone-slate roof and stone chimney. Square in plan.
2-storey, single bay fronts under cross-gabled roof. All openings now
blocked but windows originally 3-light, rebated, chamfered stone
mullions (only some of which survive), some in upper storey may have
been changed to sashes. Chamfered stone doorcase in south face.
Interior: Shows that first floor was the main room with fine (but
deteriorating) C17 plaster overmantel, the centre with an armorial
shield, bordered by twisted foliage and pilasters.

Similar buildings can be seen in the garden to the east and on 2 hills
to the south of Lyme Park (q.v.) in a painting of C1690.

Listing NGR: SJ9567881526

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

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