MOSS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1121966
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1976
Statutory Address:
MOSS FARMHOUSE, SOUTH DOWNS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOSS FARMHOUSE, SOUTH DOWNS ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 76580 86383

Details

SJ 78 NE BOWDON SOUTH DOWNS ROAD (south side)

7/69 Moss Farmhouse 26.4.76

G.V. II

House. C16 and C17 with later alterations. Rendered brick, the crosswing having a stone plinth, and slate roof (replacement of thatch). 3-bay C16 wing with one storey and attic. 2-storey C17 crosswing at left end. The 3-bay range has a casement window in each bay and a central door and C20 porch. The eaves have been raised to accommodate the attic and 2 dormer windows are inserted at the rear. The rear door is opposite the front door and there is a leanto on the right gable. The C17 crosswing has a total of 11 casement windows as well as one 3-light ovolo-moulded timber mullion window of C17. Gable stacks to both ranges. 2 cruck frames divide the units of the single storey range and chamfered beams and framed partitions are found almost throuqhout. Mrs Gaskell is known to have visited the farm regularly. W A Singleton suggests that the Cruck frames as early as C15. W A Singleton "Moss Farm Bowden" Cheshire, Life January 1959.

Listing NGR: SJ7658086383

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212826
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Cheshire Life' in January, (1959)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15307/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive
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