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Pair of Farmbuildings 70 Metres South East of the Orchards

A Grade II Listed Building in Puddington, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2533 / 53°15'11"N

Longitude: -3.0133 / 3°0'47"W

OS Eastings: 332494

OS Northings: 373396

OS Grid: SJ324733

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZDT.FH

Mapcode Global: WH87Z.PH9B

Entry Name: Pair of Farmbuildings 70 Metres South East of the Orchards

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Last Amended: 10 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55662

Location: Puddington, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Puddington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Burton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


3/19 Pair of farmbuildings
70m south-east of The
Orchards (formerly
listed as Farmbuildings,
The Orchards)



Pair of farmbuildings: c1760 for the Stanley-Massey family. Flemish
and English garden wall bond red brick. Hipped Welsh slate roofs.
Two ranges on either side of courtyard, joined by brick walls. West
range has 2-storey, symmetrical 8-bay, north-west front. Ashlar red
sandstone plinth, simple brick cornice. Cambered heads to flush
12-pane sashes with heavy glazing bars and stone sills. At right end
is inserted doorway. 2-storey, 5-bay south-east front has 2 original
doorways to left, large inserted central opening and opening to right
with steel lintels. At right end are steps to upper storey, which
shows 2 circular pitch holes and 3 inserted loading bays, and sets of
diamond shaped ventilation patterns.
Interior: brick partition walls have large semi-circular headed
openings in upper storey. Sash windows are blocked off.
East range has 2-storey, 5-bay north-west front. Brick cornice. Line
of altered original doorways below and 2 circular pitch holes and 4
inserted openings above. Left end a modern reconstruction.
Interior: of no interest.
As with the Orchards (qv) the west range was built as a wing of the
now demolished Puddington Hall, in this case with a facade hiding its
agricultural function.

Listing NGR: SJ3249473396

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

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