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Drifthouse North of Common House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Clotton Hoofield, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.175 / 53°10'30"N

Longitude: -2.7098 / 2°42'35"W

OS Eastings: 352652

OS Northings: 364446

OS Grid: SJ526644

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.3VNK

Mapcode Global: WH88J.BGVB

Entry Name: Drifthouse North of Common House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55789

Location: Clotton Hoofield, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Clotton Hoofield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarvin St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added;


5/40 Drifthouse north of
Common House Farmhouse


Small drifthouse, mid C17, Brick nogged timber framing on high stone plinth, roof
partly of old slates, partly corrugated metal sheeting. Close studding with middle
rail, 7 panels - opening - 7 panels. Gable-ends in brickwork. Softwood boarded
doors on strap hinges against corners both ends of building. Side walls to central
passage timber framed with long passing braces, supporting collar-trusses with 3 or
4 vertical struts and two lines of purlins. Original roof of large slates with
sandstone ridge. The rear opening now filled with a wall of unjointed rubble
masonry. There is a pitch hole high up in the west wall of the covered passage.

Listing NGR: SJ5265264446

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