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Latitude: 53.3228 / 53°19'21"N
Longitude: -2.5565 / 2°33'23"W
OS Eastings: 363030
OS Northings: 380791
OS Grid: SJ630807
Mapcode National: GBR BZL0.BL
Mapcode Global: WH98Y.PRT2
Entry Name: Firtree Farmhouse
Listing Date: 8 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086969
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57578
Location: Whitley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA4
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Whitley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 68 SW WHITLEY C.P. BIRCH TREE LANE
2/112 Firtree Farmhouse
Farmhouse, 1738; Flemish bond brown brick; slate roof. 3 storeys; 3
windows. Plain painted stone band at 1st floor; moulded cornice.
Replaced 6-panel door with fanlight (glazing bars removed), in case
with pilasters and pediment. Flush 12-pane sashes have inset
dentilled architraves to sash-boxes; similar sashes of 6 panes to 3rd
storey; flat gauged brick arches in lower 2 storeys; central opening
in 3rd storey blocked, and with stone inset, inscribed W : SM : 1738.
The datestone appears to be inserted, in which case the farmhouse is a
little earlier. Flush gable chimneys. Small, recessed 2 storey
addition right, in keeping.
Interior: brick barrel vault to cellar under right room with stone
steps on brick risers and stone-flagged floor. Threes-panel doors in
lower storey; some oak beams with empty mortices which suggest the
floor has been re-joisted; oak purlins, some recently refaced.
Listing NGR: SJ6303080791
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