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Latitude: 53.3025 / 53°18'9"N
Longitude: -2.3734 / 2°22'24"W
OS Eastings: 375211
OS Northings: 378463
OS Grid: SJ752784
Mapcode National: GBR CZV7.YV
Mapcode Global: WH997.J801
Entry Name: Hollingford House
Listing Date: 18 January 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378494
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476444
Location: Knutsford, Cheshire East, WA16
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Knutsford
Built-Up Area: Knutsford
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Knutsford St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ7478 TOFT ROAD
792-1/3/107 (East side)
House, now shop. Mid C18 with early C20 additions associated
with conversion to shop premises.
Elevation to Marcliff Grove (formerly garden front): 3
storeys; 3-window range with full-height bow window to left,
with paired 12-pane sashes to ground floor, tripartite sash
above, and 9-pane sash window to upper storey. Doorway now
blocked to right, with long stair window above. 12-pane sash
window to ground floor, 16-pane to 1st floor and 9-pane to 2nd
floor to right of doorway. All windows have segmentally-arched
brick heads. Delicately moulded modillion eaves.
Elevation to churchyard formerly the entrance front. 3-window
range with advanced pedimented central entrance bay, with
panelled rebates to doorway now glazed over. Two 12-pane sash
windows to right, and 1 to left. Additional bay to left with
doorway and 9-pane sash window over.
Elevation to Toft Road has 2-storey lean-to shop premises,
with shop front to ground floor, and wide show-room windows to
INTERIOR: has retained several original features, including
staircase with slim turned spindles, moulded tread ends and
dado panelling, cast-iron fireplaces, and reeded doorcases
(not all in original positions).
HISTORY: the house was formerly the home of the Holland
family, and has literary associations with Mrs Gaskell's
'Cranford' and 'Wives and Daughters'.
Listing NGR: SJ7521178463
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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