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Latitude: 53.1612 / 53°9'40"N
Longitude: -2.902 / 2°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 339787
OS Northings: 363058
OS Grid: SJ397630
Mapcode National: GBR 79.4X5M
Mapcode Global: WH88F.DSBX
Entry Name: Wrexham Road Farmhouse and Farmbuildings
Listing Date: 28 August 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138382
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55338
Location: Eaton and Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH4
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Eaton and Eccleston
Built-Up Area: Chester Business Park
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 36SE ECCLESTON C.P. WREXHAM ROAD
2/142 Wrexham Road Farmhouse
Farmhouse and buildings, 1880 (datestone), by John Douglas for 1st
Duke of Westminster. Stone-dressed brown brick with half-timbered
dormer gables to haylofts; red tile roofs. Symmetrical 2½ storey, 3
bay farmhouse (a:b:a); the central bay projects. Flemish gables with
balls at eaves; moulded string at first floor; tall shaped brick
chimneys; stone-dressed doorway with 3 panels over, under a
drip-mould; 6-panel door; iron casements (leaded glazing removed) in
large stone-mullioned openings. Covered passage (right) links house
to farm buildings. Later conservatory, left, in keeping.
Interior: 6-panel doors; closed string staircase.
Farmbuildings: 2 and 1 storey with steep roofs, picturesquely grouped
round a 3 sided court. 2 drifthouses (at entrance and back of yard)
under oak-framed gables carried on brackets from stone corbels.
Octagonal stair turret capped by small, spired, boarded dovecote.
Mullioned windows; boarded doors. The farm buildings include
shippons, haylofts, barn, cartshed and stabling. A good example of
Douglas' model farms for 1st Duke of Westminster.
Listing NGR: SJ3978763058
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