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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: ACADEMY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1229046

Location

ACADEMY HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityFarndon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 403437

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 45 SW FARNDON C.P. HIGH STREET South Side

2/39 Academy House

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GV II

House, late C18 with earlier internal features. Local brown brick in Flemish bond with grey slate roof. Rusticated quoins terminate in swept-out copings to gables. Of 3 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical, with slightly projecting central bay. Replaced door of 6 fielded panels; 16-pane sashes to lower storey; 12-pane sash flanked by 16-pane sashes to 2nd storey; 6-pane sash flanked by 8-pane sashes to 3rd storey; all sashes flush. The interior has some oak beams and, in the left bay, an altered inglenook; 1 door of 3 oak boards. Up to the late C19 the house was more elaborate in expression; eaves cornice, finials and a Roman Doric porch have been removed (engraving in owner's hands). The house used to contain a school.

Listing NGR: SJ4134554574

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National Grid Reference: SJ 41345 54574

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