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Mill House Farmhouse and Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Adlington, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3079 / 53°18'28"N

Longitude: -2.1407 / 2°8'26"W

OS Eastings: 390718

OS Northings: 379007

OS Grid: SJ907790

Mapcode National: GBR FZH5.BX

Mapcode Global: WHBBH.23WX

Entry Name: Mill House Farmhouse and Cottage

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58179

Location: Adlington, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Adlington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(West Side)

6/13 Mill House Farmhouse and
Cottage (formerly listed
as Mill House)

Formerly dower house, now a farmhouse and a house: dated 1603 for Sir
Urian Legh with mid C18 and early C20 alterations. Timber framed with
brick and plastered infill. Kerridge stone-slate roof, 1 massive
brick and 1 massive stone lateral chimneys, the latter with 3 diamond
shaped stacks. E-shaped plan, 2-storey north front. Projecting left
end has 6 by 4 timber frames coving under gable and herringbone work
in the gable. C20 2-light mullioned and transomed window below and
2-light casement above. Central section has projecting 2-storey
gabled porch with ovolo-moulded entrance with date in decorative panel
above. Behind open porch is a 6-board studded door in rebated
ovolo-moulded case. Above is 5-light chamfered mullioned and
transomed window with lattice leaded glazing and a small 2-light
window in gable. To left of porch is a replaced 10-light mullioned
and transomed window with 6-light original mullioned window above. To
right is a 12-pane sash. Projecting right end has 6 by 4 timber
frames with angle bracing to ovolo moulded tiebeam and herring-boning
in gable. Windows are replaced 5-light mullioned and transomed.
Other original windows survive in sides of projecting gables. To
sides and rear, walls are partly replaced in rubble stone and brick.
Interior: some alterations to the plan but majority of timber framed
partitions intact. In hall the ceiling beams have added C18 moulded
soffits and a reeded coving throughout. Unusual 6-panelled door to
attic stairs and another 6-panelled and a 4-board door survive
elsewhere. Roof trusses not visible but wind bracing to purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ9071879007

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