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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
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
SJ 56 NW ASHTON C.P. KELSALL ROAD
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
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