A half-timbered Cheshire Cottage with the date 1856 and the Batemans’ initials J&MB inscribed on the maroon plasterwork of the upper storey. A hidden and unexpected crossing place of spaces and levels
A masterpiece of modern garden restoration. It has taken 20 years to return this part of the garden to its former Victorian glory. From the urn at the top of the avenue you can see the views across Biddulph valley.
Neatly edged formal lawns run on both sides of the gently curving gravel drive and the fine old limes. The oldest part of the garden, once part of the original toll road between Biddulph and neighbouring Congleton,