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Yew Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Halewood, Knowsley

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Latitude: 53.3606 / 53°21'37"N

Longitude: -2.8413 / 2°50'28"W

OS Eastings: 344107

OS Northings: 385183

OS Grid: SJ441851

Mapcode National: GBR 8YLL.N1

Mapcode Global: WH87H.BS7L

Plus Code: 9C5V9565+6F

Entry Name: Yew Tree House

Listing Date: 22 September 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436697

Location: Halewood, Knowsley, L26

County: Knowsley

Civil Parish: Halewood

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Halewood St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/07/2014

SJ48NW 2/32

Higher Road,
Yew Tree House

(Formerly listed as House known as Yew Tree House Farm)


Probably mid-C17, perhaps with earlier fragments. Simple rectangular house of two rooms and centre passage, two storeys. Red sandstone walls, slate roof; Stone-mullioned windows mostly of four lights with chamfered mullions, also still exposed on original rear wall. Additional wings built circa 1780 and 1850 on end and rear in red brick, higher proportions, with horizontal sliding sashes and upright sashes. Interior has low ceiling beams in old part, and staircase probably of C18 (turned balusters removed but not destroyed). The house was originally a hunting-lodge of the Earls of Derby.

Listing NGR: SJ4410785183

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

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