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Holmes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Audlem, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Holmes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 August 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57033

Location: Audlem, Cheshire East, 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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Listing Text

AUDLEM C.P. SANDY LANE
SJ 64 SE
8/8 Holmes Farmhouse
19.8.82
GV II
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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