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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: 1229034



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Farndon

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: 403435

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SJ 45 SW 2/37 1/3/67


Top Farm


Farmhouse, now converted to shop and offices, mid C17 altered, of local brown brick on projecting sandstone plinth with grey slate roofs. Recessed 2-storey central portion between 2 cross-wings, that to the left of 3 storeys and that to the right of 2 storeys, altered. The wings are of small bricks of C17 type in irregular bond with plain projecting bands at 1st floor. The left cross-wing has shaped gables to front and rear with plain projecting cornices of brick. The central portion is recased in larger brick, Flemish bond. Doors and windows altered, but some in unaltered openings: the left crosswing has a 2-light window of 4-pane flush sashes to lower storey and 1 C20 casement to each storey above; the central portion has a recessed porch in each corner with a 3-light and 8-pane sash between and a 4-pane sash to upper storey; the right wing has similar sashes on lower and upper storeys. Shaped lateral chimney of brick, probably C17, on left cross-wing. Interior: Altered inglenook with hoodbeam behind left porch; shaped oak handrail and splat balusters at stair head in left wing; framed partition has wattle and daub panels in upper storey of right wing; all else is altered.

Listing NGR: SJ 41445 54552

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National Grid Reference: SJ4144554552


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