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Old Manor Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marple North, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3949 / 53°23'41"N

Longitude: -2.092 / 2°5'31"W

OS Eastings: 393979

OS Northings: 388679

OS Grid: SJ939886

Mapcode National: GBR FYT5.WQ

Mapcode Global: WHB9X.TXZR

Entry Name: Old Manor Farm

Listing Date: 20 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441865

Location: Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Marple All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 98 NW MARPLE STOCKPORT ROAD
(south side)

6/157 Old Manor Farm
(Higher Danbank
20.12.67 on O.S. map)

- II*


House. C15 cruck-framed open hall with coursed rubble C17
service crosswing, box-framed C16 solar crosswing and C20
brick wing to rear. Graduated stone slate roof. The solar
crosswing (bay 1) is gabled and has square-panel framing on
a stone plinth, a 3-light casement window to each floor and
an ovolo-moulded bressumer beam. The 2-bay house-part has a
stone plinth, studs with diagonal bracing and a midrail, a
central door and canopy with 3-light cast iron casement
windows on either side, and a 3-light gabled dormer window.
The service crosswing has a projecting stone plinth, a large
gable stack and a 4-light timber mullion window with
hoodmould. Patio door inserted in right elevation. 4-light
timber mullioned window to left elevation which is rendered.
The rear is largely cased in brick but retains a 3-light
dormer window with coved jettied gable. Interior: The house-
part was formerly open to the roof but has had a floor
inserted to half its width. 3 closed cruck trusses with
collar ties and cruck spurs and exposed timber frame
internal partitions. "One of the finest existing examples of
a small medieval manor house in Lancashire or Cheshire",
W.A. Singleton, "Traditional House-Types in Rural Lancashire
and Cheshire". Transactions of the Historic Society of
Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 104, 1952 p.89.


Listing NGR: SJ9397988679

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

Description

SJ 98 NW MARPLE STOCKPORT ROAD
(south side)

6/157 Old Manor Farm
(Higher Danbank
20.12.67 on O.S. map)

- II*


House. C15 cruck-framed open hall with coursed rubble C17
service crosswing, box-framed C16 solar crosswing and C20
brick wing to rear. Graduated stone slate roof. The solar
crosswing (bay 1) is gabled and has square-panel framing on
a stone plinth, a 3-light casement window to each floor and
an ovolo-moulded bressumer beam. The 2-bay house-part has a
stone plinth, studs with diagonal bracing and a midrail, a
central door and canopy with 3-light cast iron casement
windows on either side, and a 3-light gabled dormer window.
The service crosswing has a projecting stone plinth, a large
gable stack and a 4-light timber mullion window with
hoodmould. Patio door inserted in right elevation. 4-light
timber mullioned window to left elevation which is rendered.
The rear is largely cased in brick but retains a 3-light
dormer window with coved jettied gable. Interior: The house-
part was formerly open to the roof but has had a floor
inserted to half its width. 3 closed cruck trusses with
collar ties and cruck spurs and exposed timber frame
internal partitions. "One of the finest existing examples of
a small medieval manor house in Lancashire or Cheshire",
W.A. Singleton, "Traditional House-Types in Rural Lancashire
and Cheshire". Transactions of the Historic Society of
Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 104, 1952 p.89.


Listing NGR: SJ9397988679

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