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FIRTREE COTTAGE

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.

Name: FIRTREE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1138478

Location

FIRTREE COTTAGE, WESTON ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jan-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57142

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WESTON C.P. WESTON ROAD SJ 75 SW 2/64 Firtree Cottage 20.1.75

- II

Estate Cottage. Dated 1865, By William Nesfield. Red English bond brick with fishscale tile hanging and a plain tile roof. Entrance front: projecting wing at right with a square bay window to the ground floor of four casement lights. Jettied first floor above this supported on moulded wooden brackets resting on stone corbels. The first floor is tile-hung with hammer-headed tiles which are bellcast to their lower edge. To the centre are two 2-light casement windows with a central cement panel between which is the size of one of the lights. This has incised pargetting with the date AD/1865 to the top and below it the initial C (Crewe) surmounted by a coronet. The balls of the barons coronet are formed of green glass bottlenecks and the panel has floral patterns to the outer edge. Half-hipped roof above with a massive three-flue chimney stack to the ridge. To the left of this wing and recessed is a lean-to porch with a basket arched doorway at right and a cusped lancet light to the left with bulls eye glass panes. The left hand side has a projecting wing at left with a 5-light ground floor casement window and above it a 4-light casement window to the first floor which is hung with hammer-headed tiles bellcast to their lower edge. The gable has incised pargeting showing sunflowers and foliage, a rising sun motif to the centre and pies to the apex. To the right of this projecting wing is the side of the lean-to porch which has two rectangular panels of incised pargetting showing floral motifs again set with bottlenecks and a bottle bottom of green glass which at the time of the resurvey (1985) had unfortunately been overpainted. Service court to rear.

Listing NGR: SJ7249053595

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National Grid Reference: SJ 72490 53595

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