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IoE Number: 56926
Location: DORFOLD DAIRY HOUSE,
  ACTON, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 12 January 1967
Date of last amendment: 12 January 1967
Grade II*

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ACTON C.P.DORFOLD PARKSJ 65 SW4/14Dorfold Dairy House12 January 1967GVII*

ACTON C.P. DORFOLD PARK SJ 65 SW 4/14 Dorfold Dairy House 12 January 1967 GV II* Formerly home farmhouse to Dorfold Hall, now private house, late C17 but of late C18 appearance. Red brick in Flemish Bond with roof of tiles and old slates. 3 storeys and attic. 3-bay entrance and garden fronts, "U" shaped plan. The six-panel door has rectangular overlight with glazing bars in a St.Andrew's cross design. This is surmounted by a pitched lead covered hood, on shaped brackets. 2-and 3-light metal casements in wood frames ground and first floor and leaded lattice window at second floor level. The garden front (east) windows are 2-to-4-light flush casements with glazing bars and segmental heads, 4-light leaded lattice casement in dormer, leaded light with rectangular glazing at second floor and small timber light in attic. The windows in the west elevation are flush casements with segmental heads and glazing bars, some divided into very small panes. Interior: Bevelled beams and exposed ceiling joists at three levels wide-boarded and four-panel doors, some on H.L.hinges. Oak staircase with twisted tapering balusters, heavy rectangular newels and very large moulded handrail also spandrel panelling. Oak panelling, some of Jacobean style, refixed from elsewhere on the first floor landing. Large trusses with collar, king post and struts.

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