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Rock Farmhouse

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

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Latitude: 53.2743 / 53°16'27"N

Longitude: -2.8137 / 2°48'49"W

OS Eastings: 345832

OS Northings: 375561

OS Grid: SJ458755

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZSK.MZ

Mapcode Global: WH87W.RYBR

Entry Name: Rock Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55409

Location: Elton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Elton

Built-Up Area: Elton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton-le-Moors with Ince and Elton

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/26 Rock Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Mid C17th possibly on earlier core and dated internaly
1626. Little altered. Brick formerly limewashed, timber framed with
brick nogging at rear. Slate roof, stone dressings and plinth. 2
storeys and cellars, lobby entrance, three windows at 1st floor, one
is in cross wing. Front facade is now flush, with recess at ground
floor whose rear wall may indicate original position of front wall.
3-light timber casements in rectangular openings below flush brick
arches. Central ground floor window is recessed and has timber lintel
below brick arch. Plain brick band at 1st floor rises over windows in
cross wing and central bay. Door is recessed behind opening with
flush quoins. Similar quoins at corners and at angle of recessed
window bay. Replaced brick stacks are at rear of cross wing and on
ridge behind entrance. Interior. Stop chamfered and ovolo moulded
beams. Over cross-wing fireplace is moulded rectangular hood.
Bressumer to main inglenook is stop chamfered and supported on outer
pier with chamfered pedestal, panel decorated with alternating raised
circles and lozenges in raised moulding. Cap bears inscription in
raised lettering. 1626 T[HOMAS) H[ATTON]. Rear inglenook bressumer is
stop chamfered.

Listing NGR: SJ4583275561

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

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