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Hollingford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Knutsford, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


KNUTSFORD

SJ7478 TOFT ROAD
792-1/3/107 (East side)
18/01/49 No.1
Hollingford House

GV II

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
first floor.
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

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