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Manor House Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kingsley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2706 / 53°16'14"N

Longitude: -2.7068 / 2°42'24"W

OS Eastings: 352958

OS Northings: 375080

OS Grid: SJ529750

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZJM.S9

Mapcode Global: WH884.D280

Entry Name: Manor House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436809

Location: Kingsley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Kingsley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Kingsley St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

KINGSLEY C.P. NEWTON
SJ 57 NW
2/135 Manor House Farmhouse.
II*
Farmhouse, late C17 altered. Brown brick in irregular Flemish bond;
grey slate roof. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window symmetrical front to
road: 2-storey gabled porch; segmental-arched doorway blocked in
recessed brickwork; flush quoins of red sandstone; plain projecting
stone bands at 1st and 2nd floors removed except corner-stones and
replaced in flush brickwork with 2 divided courses of blue bricks.
Windows replaced C18-C20: 4-pane recessed sashes above blocked
doorway, to both storeys left of porch and to upper storey right of
porch; C20 4-pane casement to lower storey right of porch. In the
right end-gable replaced door in coved architrave under blocked brick
basket arch to right, recessed 12-pane sash centre and blocked brick
basket archway left; 4-pane recessed sash to 2nd storey right and
blocked brick camber-arched opening left; 2 12-pane recessed sashes to
attic. At left end a small C19 l-storey brick leanto; projecting
former chimney breast in front of ridges; 1 small camber-arched
casement and 1 blocked basket-arched opening to attic. C19 rebuilt
flush gable chimneys.
Interior. Good oak open- well newel stair, with wavy splat balusters
to stair-flights and landings, to 1st and attic floors;. Front left
room panelled in oak circa 1720 with 2 tiers of large panels and oak
cornice; chamfered oak beam. Front right room has painted moulded
beams; a diagonal beam suggests former corner chimney. 6-panel oak
doors with short middle panels.
The floor plan has been altered and added to at rear: front porch led
to principal rooms, left and right, with stair behind; doorway in
right end of farmhouse now leads to hall with access to principal
roosm, left, stair at back of hall and rear wing to right.


Listing NGR: SJ5295875080

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