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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: MILL HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1234119

Location

MILL HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND COTTAGE, LONDON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityAdlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jul-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58179

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Details

SJ 97 NW ADLINGTON C.P. LONDON ROAD (West Side)

6/13 Mill House Farmhouse and Cottage (formerly listed as Mill House) 14/4/1967 II*

Formerly dower house, now a farmhouse and a house: dated 1603 for Sir Urian Legh with mid C18 and early C20 alterations. Timber framed with brick and plastered infill. Kerridge stone-slate roof, 1 massive brick and 1 massive stone lateral chimneys, the latter with 3 diamond shaped stacks. E-shaped plan, 2-storey north front. Projecting left end has 6 by 4 timber frames coving under gable and herringbone work in the gable. C20 2-light mullioned and transomed window below and 2-light casement above. Central section has projecting 2-storey gabled porch with ovolo-moulded entrance with date in decorative panel above. Behind open porch is a 6-board studded door in rebated ovolo-moulded case. Above is 5-light chamfered mullioned and transomed window with lattice leaded glazing and a small 2-light window in gable. To left of porch is a replaced 10-light mullioned and transomed window with 6-light original mullioned window above. To right is a 12-pane sash. Projecting right end has 6 by 4 timber frames with angle bracing to ovolo moulded tiebeam and herring-boning in gable. Windows are replaced 5-light mullioned and transomed. Other original windows survive in sides of projecting gables. To sides and rear, walls are partly replaced in rubble stone and brick. Interior: some alterations to the plan but majority of timber framed partitions intact. In hall the ceiling beams have added C18 moulded soffits and a reeded coving throughout. Unusual 6-panelled door to attic stairs and another 6-panelled and a 4-board door survive elsewhere. Roof trusses not visible but wind bracing to purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ9071879007

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National Grid Reference: SJ 90718 79007

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