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Deer House, Dunham Massey

Description: Deer House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 212841

OS Grid Reference: SJ7433487316
OS Grid Coordinates: 374334, 387316
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3821, -2.3873

Location: Main Dr, Dunham Massey, Trafford WA14 4PE

Locality: Dunham Massey
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 4PE

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Listing Text


6/82 Deer house


Deer House. c,1740. English bond brickwork with stone slate
roof. 2-storey block accommodates a hay loft on the upper
floor and is surrounded on 3 sides by a continuous lean-to.
The lean-to has a total of 7 semi-elliptical headed arches
to allow deer to enter. The main block has a moulded stone
oeil-de-boeuf in one end, vents along the sides, a first
floor loading door in the other, two 2-light double-chamfered
mullion windows and coped gables with kneelers. Inside the
mangers still remain and were designed to be fed directly
from the loft above.

Listing NGR: SJ7433487316

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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