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Wrexham Road Farmhouse and Farmbuildings

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

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

(East side)

2/142 Wrexham Road Farmhouse
and Farmbuildings


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

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

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