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Holmes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Audlem, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 52.9882 / 52°59'17"N

Longitude: -2.5023 / 2°30'8"W

OS Eastings: 366374

OS Northings: 343544

OS Grid: SJ663435

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.HYG7

Mapcode Global: WH9BQ.J5M1

Plus Code: 9C4VXFQX+73

Entry Name: Holmes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 August 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57033

ID on this website: 101138521

Location: Audlem, Cheshire East, Cheshire, CW3

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Audlem

Built-Up Area: Audlem

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Audlem St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 64 SE
8/8 Holmes Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 or C17 with later C17 wing and extensive C19 additions
and alterations. Timber framed with brick infill and brick walling of
English garden wall bond and a plain tile roof. Two storeys. Baffle
entry plan. The road front has a recessed gabled portion at right
which is one end of the earlier range. This has 2 x 5 cells of small
framing with angle braces to the right and left. Two-light C19
casement window at right. At left of the ground floor is a C20
lean-to outshut. To the first floor is a 2-light central window and
the gable is small framed with a V-strut to the apex. To the left of
this is the later C17 extension with a 2-light cambered headed ground
floor window and a similar window to the first floor. The right hand
side has a timber corner-post at left with an angle brace,to right of
which is C19 walling with some patches of renewed C20 brickwork. To
the right are a single-light and 3-light window. The left side has at
right the projecting gabled wing of later date with a 2-light
casement window to the right at first floor level. The left hand
flank of this wing has a cambered-headed doorway at left and a 2-light
casement window to the right with cambered head and tile sill. The
first floor has a 2-light casement window. To the left of this wing
in the earlier range are a 2-light ground floor window at right with a
2-light window to the first floor above set in a gablet. Door to left
of this with a C19 gabled porchway above. To the left of this is a
blocked ground floor window. The roof of plain tiles has swept
valleys. Central chimney stack to ridge above the doorway.
Interior: Chamfered ceiling beams to parlour and inglenook fireplace
with chamfered bressumer. C18 plank doors to ground and first floors.

Listing NGR: SJ6637443543

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