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© Mr Peter Hyde

IoE Number: 441865
Location: OLD MANOR FARM, STOCKPORT ROAD (south side)
  MARPLE, STOCKPORT, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Peter Hyde
Date Photographed: 14 July 2005
Date listed: 20 December 1967
Date of last amendment: 20 December 1967
Grade II*

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SJ 98 NWMARPLESTOCKPORT ROAD(south side)6/157Old Manor Farm(Higher Danbank

SJ 98 NW MARPLE STOCKPORT ROAD (south side) 6/157 Old Manor Farm (Higher Danbank 20.12.67 on O.S. map) - II* House. C15 cruck-framed open hall with coursed rubble C17 service crosswing, box-framed C16 solar crosswing and C20 brick wing to rear. Graduated stone slate roof. The solar crosswing (bay 1) is gabled and has square-panel framing on a stone plinth, a 3-light casement window to each floor and an ovolo-moulded bressumer beam. The 2-bay house-part has a stone plinth, studs with diagonal bracing and a midrail, a central door and canopy with 3-light cast iron casement windows on either side, and a 3-light gabled dormer window. The service crosswing has a projecting stone plinth, a large gable stack and a 4-light timber mullion window with hoodmould. Patio door inserted in right elevation. 4-light timber mullioned window to left elevation which is rendered. The rear is largely cased in brick but retains a 3-light dormer window with coved jettied gable. Interior: The house- part was formerly open to the roof but has had a floor inserted to half its width. 3 closed cruck trusses with collar ties and cruck spurs and exposed timber frame internal partitions. "One of the finest existing examples of a small medieval manor house in Lancashire or Cheshire", W.A. Singleton, "Traditional House-Types in Rural Lancashire and Cheshire". Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 104, 1952 p.89.

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