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Bankfield Farm

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

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Latitude: 53.2953 / 53°17'42"N

Longitude: -2.6523 / 2°39'8"W

OS Eastings: 356617

OS Northings: 377788

OS Grid: SJ566777

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZXB.KG

Mapcode Global: WH993.7F7M

Plus Code: 9C5V78WX+43

Entry Name: Bankfield Farm

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57171

ID on this website: 101138490

Location: Aston, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, WA7

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: House Farmhouse

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Nos. 1 and 2 Bankfield Farm.


Former farmhouse, now 2 dwellings, late C16 and early C17 cased in
brick early C19 and altered. Brown brick, English garden wall bond;
grey slate roofs. 2 storeys. 3 attached front gables; long ridge
parallel with back. Central gable narrower than that to each side;
symmetrical. Door has robust pedimented case in basket-arched
recess. Edwardian or later canted 1-storey bay window to each side of
door. Gauged-brick camber-arched openings contain 3 late C20 replaced
casements to upper storey. Stone cills. Rounded rear left corner of
flush sandstone with quoins.
Interior. No. 2 has altered full crucks in portion under rear roof;
ovolo beams at front and chamfered beams at rear of lower storey.
No. 1 is stated to have similar beams. The wall between the central
and left gable, temporarily stripped of plaster during 1960's, is
stated to have diamond or chevron panels of Elizabethan type.
Interior of No. 1 not inspected. A substantial proportion of the
C16/C17 oak frame is likely to have been preserved in both cottages.
The sequence appears to be: central gable wing Elizabethan; rear wing
C16 or C17; side front gable wings late Georgian.

Listing NGR: SJ56617 77788

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