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Chestnut Cottages and Estate Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Handley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3401 / 53°20'24"N

Longitude: -2.0583 / 2°3'29"W

OS Eastings: 396214

OS Northings: 382579

OS Grid: SJ962825

Mapcode National: GBR GY2T.5C

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.C93R

Entry Name: Chestnut Cottages and Estate Workshops

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407228

Location: Lyme Handley, Cheshire East, SK12

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


4/74 Nos 1, 2, 3 & 4
Chestnut Cottages and
estate workshops.


Estate workers' houses and workshops, now includes cafeteria: 1904 by
C H Reilly of Liverpool for 2nd Lord Newton. Washed, pebble-dashed
red brick, red tile roof and 8 plastered chimneys. L-shaped in plan.
Vernacular Revival style.

East range: one and 2-storey, symmetrical 13-bay front (a, b, a, c,
a, b, a). End bays 2-storey projections under half-hipped, mansard
roof, 5-light casements with glazing bars below, 3-light above.
Similar elements flank central door which has dormer and mansard roof
above. Body of range of one storey under steeply pitched roof with
3-light casements.

North range: 3 units step down hill. To left 3-bay house in mansard
roofed end pavilion, with 3-light dormers. Then 5-bay former
electricity generating shed with 3-light, wooden casements with
glazing bars (the centre light dropped) and single light dormers under
hipped gables in pitched roof. To right 4-bay, former boiler house
and laundry with buttresses between bays and similar dormers in
pitched roof. Joined to boiler house by flue is an English bond,
red-brick square chimney with blind, square sandstone arcade on
brackets, at top below moulded cornice.

Listing NGR: SJ9621482579

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

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