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Church House Farmhouse

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

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Latitude: 53.165 / 53°9'53"N

Longitude: -2.8063 / 2°48'22"W

OS Eastings: 346191

OS Northings: 363397

OS Grid: SJ461633

Mapcode National: GBR 7F.4NTF

Mapcode Global: WH88G.VQV1

Plus Code: 9C5V557V+XF

Entry Name: Church House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55537

ID on this website: 101130613

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Waverton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Waverton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Farmhouse: c.1880 by John Douglas for the 1st Duke of Westminster.
English garden wall bond orange brick with muted diapering. Red
sandstone dressings. Stone-coped, kneelered and finialled red tile
roof. 3 brick chimneys. 3-storey, 3-bay north front. Stone plinth,
quoins and moulded bands at sill and lintel levels. Dentil brick band
in top storey, stone copings, kneelers and finials. Central bay has
projecting gabled 3-storey porch with basket arched stone entrance
with moulded imposts. Half-glazed door and panels behind. 3-light
stone mullions above. Left end bay has pairs of similar windows in
ground and first floors and a single window in a coped gabled dormer
above. Simpler fenestration to right. All windows have applied lead
glazing. Extensive service range to rear.
Interior: Room to left of entrance has oak fire surround and panelled
fitted dresser. 4-panelled doors. Cheese oven with steel doors
behind kitchen fireplace.

An interesting neo-vernacular design whose detailing is strangely
sombre for Douglas.

Listing NGR: SJ4619163397

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