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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1130536



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tarvin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55754

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2/50 Church House.


Formerly parlour wing of farmhouse, now a house: mid-late C16, chimney inserted 1658 with C19 extension to rear and alterations. Timber-framed with brick nogging on stone plinth. Brick extension to rear. Welsh slate roof and a lateral ashlar stack contained within the house with 2 diamond brick stacks. 2-storey and attic, 1-bay front under gable. Slight jetties at 1st and 2nd floor with ovolo moulded tiebeams. Ground storey has an inserted 12-pane window into a line of studs, a line of chevrons and at the top a pair of blocked 4-light wood mullioned windows. First storey has a C20 steel casement above the original sill. There is a line of quartrefoils, a line of chevron and 2 similar mullioned windows. Gable rebuilt in brick with black painted timbers and a small pane window. Panelling to the side is undecorated except for some chevron work. Inserted door and windows. Interior: Two rooms in each floor in old part. Main room has corner fireplace with moulded stone fireplace, damaged by insertion of brick and cast-iron grate. 2 corbels help carry exposed joists; ovolo-moulded ceiling beam. Room to rear has cast-iron fireplace and an heraldic plaster panel with the date 1658. Main room upstairs has good moulded sandstone fireplace and moulded stone mantelshelf with gilded plaster devices above. Ovolo-moulded ceiling beam. Roof trusses of tiebeam, 2 diagonal struts and short collars.

Listing NGR: SJ4913466974

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49136 66975


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