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The Bent Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Warburton, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3985 / 53°23'54"N

Longitude: -2.4464 / 2°26'47"W

OS Eastings: 370411

OS Northings: 389163

OS Grid: SJ704891

Mapcode National: GBR CYC4.4G

Mapcode Global: WH98M.DV81

Entry Name: The Bent Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212937

Location: Warburton, Trafford, WA13

County: Trafford

Civil Parish: Warburton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Warburton St Werburgh

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/176 The Bent
- Farmhouse


Farmhouse. "Built R.D. A.D:1600 R.E.E.W Restored A.D:1880"
on tie beam (Richard Drinkwater and Roland Eyles Egerton-
Warburton). Restoration by John Douglas. Stone plinth; brick
front with terracotta dressings and restored timber framed
gables; box framed rear with brick nogging; clay tile roof.
Heavy restoration of a large 3-unit baffle-entry plan with 2
storeys, projecting crosswing (formerly kitchen and parlour)
to right of house-part and utility rooms to the right of
that. 5 bays to left of crosswing and 2 to right. Stone
plinth, continuous hoodmould, lozenge-shaped decorative
brickwork to first floor and overhanging eaves. Five 2-light,
one 3-light and two 4-light windows to ground floor;one 1-light,
three 3-light and one 4-light to first. All have ovolo-moulded
terracotta mullions and cast iron casements with glazing
bars. Porch (C19) in bay 3, gables over bay 3 and 4, and 5
with enriched bressumers and finials. 3 structural bays of
box framing at rear and remnants in crosswing are well
preserved and include a blocked 3-light ovolo-moulded timber
mullion window and diagonal braces. Projecting stone bay
with chamfered mullion windows to house-part. 3 decorative
brick chimney stacks. Interior, has C17 ovolo moulded beams
throughout ground floor, including a bressumer beam over an
inglenook fire with former fire-window. Jacobean (and maybe
some older) oak panelling in bay-window. A good early
example with interesting Douglas restoration.

Listing NGR: SJ7041189163

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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