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Minshull Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Church Minshull, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1474 / 53°8'50"N

Longitude: -2.5172 / 2°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 365504

OS Northings: 361262

OS Grid: SJ655612

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.5M31

Mapcode Global: WH99Y.94LZ

Entry Name: Minshull Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56753

Location: Church Minshull, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Church Minshull

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Church Minshull St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


3/32 Minshull Hall Farmhouse

Farmhouse, late C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Brown brick, in
Flemish Bond, with tiled roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Weathered
stone plinth. 2 ½ brick wide projecting quoin pilasters, with similar
returns to gables, and with moulded stone caps below eaves. Half-brick
deep projecting centre bay fronted by modern porch of brick with
pitched roof and moulded barge boards. 6-panel bead-and-flush
entrance door with rectangular transome light in heavy section oak
frame. The centre bay has recessed sashes with single glazing bars,
stone sills and flat gauged arches with keystones. There are also
three built-up windows openings, one at ground floor and two at first
floor level flanking the centre window. The altered attic window is
in a shallow pitched gable with shaped barge board and finial. The
side bays have sashes in pairs, without glazing bars; these are
linked, under single flat arches, by built up pilaster/weight boxes.
Brick bands at first and second floor level are respectively 3 courses
and 2 courses deep. The east gable has sashes to ground and first
floors and 2-light casements in the apex. The west gable has a single
storey addition and attic casements only. Gable barge boards and
square central stack.
Interior: Entrance hall has panelled ceiling of narrow bevelled beams
in the form of a Roman II in a diamond. Flooring of small square
stone slabs set diagonally. C17 Oak panelling. Inglenook beam and
bevelled beams. Wide high quality oak open newel staircase with
turned balusters. Exposed timbers with passing braces in internal
walls in staircase area. Exposed oak purlins.
In the garden substantial remains of a moated site suggest that a
larder building once occupied the area.

Listing NGR: SJ6550461262

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

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