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West Parkgate Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Handley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.331 / 53°19'51"N

Longitude: -2.0763 / 2°4'34"W

OS Eastings: 395014

OS Northings: 381563

OS Grid: SJ950815

Mapcode National: GBR FYYX.8N

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.2JKS

Entry Name: West Parkgate Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407232

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


4/76 West Parkgate Farmhouse.


Farmhouse: dated 1620, second gable front added later C17, modernised
and added to 1950. Coursed buff sandstone rubble with pink sandstone
dressings. Kerridge stone-slate roof with central stone chimney.
Originally baffle entry with parlour wing to left and 2 rooms to
right. 2-storey, nearly symmetrical 4-bay front with stone-coped end
gables projecting forward slightly. Right end bay has 5-light splayed
stone mullions in both storeys with a blocked semi-circular headed
light above. Left end bay similar but 2 single-light windows below
and date in gable light. Central bays have 5-light below and 4-light
above and a blocked entrance.
Interior: Room partitions are timber framed with lath and daub
infill. Fireplace has bevelled openings in parlour and room above and
in rear of stack, remains of a brick oven and a spice cupboard with
early C18 moulded panelled doors. Ovolo moulded beams in lower storey
and a simple kingpost truss and a diagonally strutted truss visible in

Listing NGR: SJ9501481563

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

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