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FOXWOOD FARMHOUSE GARDEN WALL AND GATEPIERS

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: FOXWOOD FARMHOUSE GARDEN WALL AND GATEPIERS

List entry Number: 1139312

Location

FOXWOOD FARMHOUSE GARDEN WALL AND GATEPIERS, GROTTO LANE

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Peover Superior

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59098

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

PEOVER SUPERIOR C.P. (Off) GROTTO LANE SJ 77 SE

5/59 Foxwood Farmhouse, garden wall and gate piers

GV II

Farmhouse. Mid to late C17 with C18 portion. Datestone reads "This House/Was Built By/John and Ann/Wright 1762". Red Flemish bond brick with slate roof. Two storeys, roughly T-shaped plan with the mid to late C17 portion to the downstroke. Entrance front: (C18). Three bays symmetrically disposed. Central ground floor door with cambered head and keystone in slightly projecting gabled bay. C19 4-panel half glazed door and wooden tympanum. Three-light C19 casements to either side set in cambered headed surrounds with keystones. Similar treatment to three first floor windows. Oval stone plaque above central first floor window. Early C19 addition to left with 3-light cambered-headed windows to ground and first floors. Later C19 lean-to to left again. Attached to the front is a garden wall forming a roughly rectangular enclosure, c. 3' high with a cambered stone coping. Stone gatepiers opposite front door, square in section with chamfered plinths, beaded corners and abacus capitals. The brick wall ramps up on either side. The piers support urns with gadrooned lower bodies and gadrooned knop finials. Rear: Mid-late C17 wing adjoins the centre of the 1762 addition. Stone plinth. 6 x 3 cells of small framing to right hand side wall (partly damaged by fire this century) angle and tension braces to left hand corners. Interior of Cl7 wing: Chamfered beams to ground floor. One panel of wattle and daub to first floor.

Listing NGR: SJ7917372450

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National Grid Reference: SJ 79173 72450

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