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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 212826

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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