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Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarvin, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1974 / 53°11'50"N

Longitude: -2.7628 / 2°45'46"W

OS Eastings: 349136

OS Northings: 366975

OS Grid: SJ491669

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.2FF3

Mapcode Global: WH889.JWLN

Entry Name: Church House

Listing Date: 8 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55754

Location: Tarvin, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tarvin

Built-Up Area: Tarvin

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

(East Side)

2/50 Church House.


Formerly parlour wing of farmhouse, now a house: mid-late C16, chimney
inserted 1658 with C19 extension to rear and alterations.
Timber-framed with brick nogging on stone plinth. Brick extension to
rear. Welsh slate roof and a lateral ashlar stack contained within
the house with 2 diamond brick stacks. 2-storey and attic, 1-bay front
under gable. Slight jetties at 1st and 2nd floor with ovolo moulded
tiebeams. Ground storey has an inserted 12-pane window into a line of
studs, a line of chevrons and at the top a pair of blocked 4-light
wood mullioned windows. First storey has a C20 steel casement above
the original sill. There is a line of quartrefoils, a line of chevron
and 2 similar mullioned windows. Gable rebuilt in brick with black
painted timbers and a small pane window. Panelling to the side is
undecorated except for some chevron work. Inserted door and windows.
Interior: Two rooms in each floor in old part. Main room has corner
fireplace with moulded stone fireplace, damaged by insertion of brick
and cast-iron grate. 2 corbels help carry exposed joists;
ovolo-moulded ceiling beam. Room to rear has cast-iron fireplace and
an heraldic plaster panel with the date 1658. Main room upstairs has
good moulded sandstone fireplace and moulded stone mantelshelf with
gilded plaster devices above. Ovolo-moulded ceiling beam. Roof
trusses of tiebeam, 2 diagonal struts and short collars.

Listing NGR: SJ4913466974

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

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