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© Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS

IoE Number: 56933
Location: MADAM'S FARM HOUSE, RAVENS LANE
  ACTON, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS
Date Photographed: 23 September 2000
Date listed: 12 January 1967
Date of last amendment: 12 January 1967
Grade II

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ACTON C.P.RAVENS LANESJ 65 SW4/21Madam's Farm house12 January 1967-II

ACTON C.P. RAVENS LANE SJ 65 SW 4/21 Madam's Farm house 12 January 1967 - II Former dowerhouse of Dorfold Estate, now private house. Late C18 but with earlier origins. Red brick, in English Garden Wall Bond to facade, Flemish Bond to gables and rear elevation. Roof of slates in diminishing courses. 3 storey, 3 bays. Projecting brick plinth. Door with six fielded panels and fanlight above, in stone doorcase with engaged Doric columns, triglyph dosserets and open pediment. Sashes with exposed weight boxes, glazing bars, stone sills and flat brick-on-edge arches. Gable end stacks and barge boards. The rear (east) wing, which completes a "T" shaped plan, has a good oak boarded door. Interior: Six-panel doors on HL hinges and some wide boarded doors. Some doors are hung on cranked butt hinges the blades of which are morticed and wedged into the hanging stiles. Chamfered beams and exposed joists.

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