This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
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
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
SJ 98 SE LYME HANDLEY C.P. LYME PARK
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.
Other nearby listed buildings