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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: 1138423



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Darnhall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Apr-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57302

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DARNHALL C.P. WEAVER HALL LANE SJ 66 SE 8/23 Weaver Hall Farmhouse (formerly listed as 16.4.81 Weaver Hall, Swanlowe Lane) - II Farmhouse. Mid/Late C17 with C19 additions and alterations. Red Flemish bond brick with slate roof (previously stone slates). Three storeys with attic. H-shaped plan. Entrance front: projecting gabled wing to left which has bands of 3 bricks depth between the floors and two 2-light windows to each floor with wedge-shaped brick lintels all blocked save for those to left of first and second floors, that at first floor level having been widened. Porthole window to gable. To the right of this is the recessed portion which with the right hand wing was refaced in C19 brick. C19 porch in left hand re-entrant angle and two 3-light cambered headed windows to right of this. Similar fenestration to first and second floors and similar 3-light windows to ground, first and second floors of right-hand wing. Rear: One timber post showing to right hand re-entrant angle. Interior: Baffle entry with chamfered bressumer to ingle nook in parlour. Chamfered end-stopped ceiling beams to ground floor rooms. Roof trusses of queen posts with cambered ties and collars and arched wind braces.

Source: George Ormerod - History of the County Palatine and City of Chester 1819 which contains an engraving of the house before its C19 refacing.

Listing NGR: SJ6696064328

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ormerod, G, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Volume 1, (1882)

National Grid Reference: SJ 66960 64328


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