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Ashton Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashton Hayes, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2158 / 53°12'56"N

Longitude: -2.74 / 2°44'23"W

OS Eastings: 350684

OS Northings: 369006

OS Grid: SJ506690

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.1DXM

Mapcode Global: WH889.WFFJ

Entry Name: Ashton Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55707

Location: Ashton Hayes and Horton-cum-Peel, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Ashton Hayes and Horton-cum-Peel

Built-Up Area: Ashton Hayes

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Ashton Hayes St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side)

3/4 Ashton Hall Farmhouse.



Farmhouse and cottage: early C17, cottage added later C17, top storey
remodelled early C19. Tooled dressed red and buff sandstone blocks,
concrete tile roof, brick gable chimneys. Large rectangular house
with a cross passage. 3-storey, 5-bay east front to main house.
Plinth, cyma-moulded band at 1st floor and stepped cornice. 1st and
4th bay have moulded stone doorecases (1st bay blocked). 3-light,
rebated and chamfered mullioned and transomed windows except for top
storey with 3-light wooden casements. To right is 2-storey and attic,
2-bay cottage, with cyma-moulded band at 2nd floor. Modern door and
4-light chamfered stone mullioned windows. Left end has bands at both
floors and ovolo-moulded windows. 2-storey west front with similar
Interior: not inspected but provisional list records a wide fireplace
opening on ground floor. Very unusual Jacobean staircase, full height
with close string enriched with carved strap ornament, shaped
balusters, moulded rail, some newels running up and some with foliate
ovoid finials. South-east room on 1st floor has pegged oak panelling
on 3 sides. 2 and 4-panelled doors with unusual hinges.
There is a loose and worn inscribed stone against the house reading
RICHARD LATCHFORD 1711 ..TD which may relate to the building.

Listing NGR: SJ5068469006

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

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