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Bickley Town Cottages, with Store Sheds at Rear

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0327 / 53°1'57"N

Longitude: -2.701 / 2°42'3"W

OS Eastings: 353086

OS Northings: 348606

OS Grid: SJ530486

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.DY4Z

Mapcode Global: WH899.H11D

Entry Name: Bickley Town Cottages, with Store Sheds at Rear

Listing Date: 28 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55551

Location: No Man's Heath and District, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: No Man's Heath and District

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bickley St Wenefrede

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BICKLEY C.P. BICKLEY TOWN
SJ 54 NW
3/8 Nos.1 and 2, Bickley
Town Cottages, with
store sheds at rear.
II
Farmhouse (Bickley Town) early C17, divided into 2 cottages probably
mid C19, of brick-nogged oak small framing with narrow panels and
large timbers, much replaced in brick (painted as framing). Tiled
roof of steep pitch, formerly thatched. 2-storeys. Each cottage has
a boarded door in open porch with gabled slate roof on brackets and a
1-storey canted lattice bay window with hipped slate roof, with a
gabled half-dormer lattice casement above (bargeboards and finials);
No.1 has a narrow staircase lattice window at centre of front;
lattice casements in end gables. The lattice windows are of cast
iron. Projecting brick chimney on each gable; central ridge chimney.
Each cottage has a 1-storey gabled shed at rear, mid C19, of brick
painted as framing; that to No.1 has a slate roof, that to No.2 is
replaced in corrugated asbestos. The sheds appear to have been built
as small farm buildings in the mid C19 when the Marquess of
Cholmondeley was active in the movement to give plots of land to farm
workers.
Interior: No.2 has 2 large chamfered oak beams. Plans altered mid
C19.


Listing NGR: SJ5308648606

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