WREXHAM ROAD FARMHOUSE AND FARMBUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138382

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1973

Statutory Address: WREXHAM ROAD FARMHOUSE AND FARMBUILDINGS, WREXHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: WREXHAM ROAD FARMHOUSE AND FARMBUILDINGS, WREXHAM ROAD

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Eccleston

National Grid Reference: SJ 39787 63058

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Details

SJ 36SE ECCLESTON C.P. WREXHAM ROAD (East side)

2/142 Wrexham Road Farmhouse and Farmbuildings 28/8/1973

II

Farmhouse and buildings, 1880 (datestone), by John Douglas for 1st Duke of Westminster. Stone-dressed brown brick with half-timbered dormer gables to haylofts; red tile roofs. Symmetrical 2½ storey, 3 bay farmhouse (a:b:a); the central bay projects. Flemish gables with balls at eaves; moulded string at first floor; tall shaped brick chimneys; stone-dressed doorway with 3 panels over, under a drip-mould; 6-panel door; iron casements (leaded glazing removed) in large stone-mullioned openings. Covered passage (right) links house to farm buildings. Later conservatory, left, in keeping. Interior: 6-panel doors; closed string staircase. Farmbuildings: 2 and 1 storey with steep roofs, picturesquely grouped round a 3 sided court. 2 drifthouses (at entrance and back of yard) under oak-framed gables carried on brackets from stone corbels. Octagonal stair turret capped by small, spired, boarded dovecote. Mullioned windows; boarded doors. The farm buildings include shippons, haylofts, barn, cartshed and stabling. A good example of Douglas' model farms for 1st Duke of Westminster.

Listing NGR: SJ3978763058

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 55338

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