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Description: Model Farm, Cattlesheds and Attached Buildings Approximately 15 Metres South of Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 248988
OS Grid Reference: SU6956697131
OS Grid Coordinates: 469566, 197131
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6687, -0.9955
4/142 Model Farm, cattlesheds and
attached buildings approx.
15m. S of farmhouse
Cattlesheds, implement and cart sheds and smithy. 1856, by William Wilkinson for
the Earl of Macclesfield. Flemish bond brick; gabled Welsh slate roof; brick
stack. Central row of cattlesheds with six (originally open) yards to left, and
cartsheds and implement sheds flanking blacksmith's shop to right. One storey;
triple-gabled front. Gauged brick flat arch over mid C19 sliding door to feeding
passage of centre; segmental-arched entry to implement shed in right bay. 4-bay
cartshed with cast-iron posts to right. Interior: King-post roofs with iron
sanctions. Feeding passage to right of 6 covered cattlesheds: access to open
yards on left which were covered over later in the C19. This formed part of the
Home Farm complex by Wilkinson which was highly praised by contemporaries.
(Illustrated London News, December 12, 1857, pp. 584-5).
Listing NGR: SU6956697131
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