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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DANESFORD SCHOOL (NATIONAL CHILDRENS HOMES)

List entry Number: 1130481

Location

DANESFORD SCHOOL (NATIONAL CHILDRENS HOMES), WEST ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityCongleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Apr-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55933

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5144 WEST ROAD (North Side) Danesford School (National Children's SJ 8563 2/42 Homes)

II GV

2. Late C18 detached house, formerly West House, set back from road in extensive grounds. Later alterations and extensive modern additions. Red brick; 2 storeys; 5 sash windows with flat brick with stone sills, those on east elevation tripartite in segmental-headed reveals and with semi-circular bay at centre, tiered over 2 storeys. Elevation to road has large pediment at centre and a tripartite window at centre of ground storey in place of former entrance doorway; eaves cornice; hipped slate roof. Interior much altered but retaining an oval room on each storey. Including large, well-designed Georgian style bay to left which has 4 windows and pediment and was added soon after the establishment of the school in 1920. Other modern additions are not included.

Woodlands. Dansford School and Obelisk in grounds of Danesford School form a group.

Listing NGR: SJ8506663146

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85066 63146

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