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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: 1130572



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wigland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55638

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WIGLAND C.P. HIGHER WYCH SJ 44 SE 4/95 Bank Farmhouse. 1/3/1967 II

Farmhouse: crosswing (right) of 2 storeys plus attic later C16, altered; long wing (left) of 2 storeys mid C17 cased C18, extended to rear C19. Rewindowed late C20. Oak small framing; some wattle and daub panels; brick nogging and brick casing and rebuilding; grey slate roofs; that to long wing with raised eaves and reduced pitch, suggesting former thatch. Right face of cross-wing has narrow panels with 1 rail to lower storey; jetty at 1st floor with decayed carving to face of ovolo bressummer with a chevron-carved console at centre and part of one left; upper storey has rail and chevron panels; a small-pane casement and an opening, blocked, to a former bowed window on 2 carved consoles; ovolo bressummer at 2nd floor, on 4 chevron-carved consoles, has face carved with 16-petal flowers and swags and garlands in diaper pattern; attic has 1 row of panels between bressummer and wall-plate. Front gable rebuilt in brick to 2nd floor with a small-pane late C20 casement to each storey; attic gable, partly brick-nogged and partly rebuilt in brick, has small iron casement with leads removed. Rear gable wall rebuilt in brick to attic tie-beam has queen-posts above and a window of 4 leaded lights. Long wing cased in brick probably late C18, extended in brick to rear C19 and with gable wall rebuilt in brick. C19 porch in corner of wings has C19 doors, the outer one of 4 reeded flush panels, the inner one of 4 bolection moulded panels. Of 2 storeys and 3 windows, all windows in the left wing replaced late C20. Brick dentil course beneath eaves. 2 ridge chimneys, 1 at junction of wings, the other between middle and outer rooms of left wing. Rear of left wing has 1 row of light oak-framed brick-nogged panels between roof of C19 outshut and eaves - i.e. also between wall-plate of former steep-pitched roof and raised eaves of present roof. Interior: Brick cellars; 2 ovolo beams, not stopped, to lower room of cross-wing; similar beams, but probably replaced, to upper room; good inglenook fireplace to lower room, of sandstone with oak bressumer, has quirked hollow-moulded arris to reveals and beam. In long wing chamfered oak beams; a plain inglenook in central room and probably another one (now blocked) back-to-back with it in outer room; 6-panel oak doors, probably early C18. Stair in left front corner of cross-wing, probably oak, with winders; replaced stair between inglenook and front wall in long wing.

Listing NGR: SJ4950043596

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49500 43596


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