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Betchton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Betchton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1114 / 53°6'41"N

Longitude: -2.3122 / 2°18'43"W

OS Eastings: 379198

OS Northings: 357181

OS Grid: SJ791571

Mapcode National: GBR 01G.XY9

Mapcode Global: WH9B7.G251

Entry Name: Betchton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56479

Location: Betchton, Cheshire East, ST7

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Betchton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wheelock Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 75 NE
14/2/1967 Betchton Farmhouse.

- II

Farmhouse. Mid/late C16 with C17 addition. Timber-framed with brick
infill and corrugated asbestos roof. Two storeys and two storeys with
attic. Entrance front: at right is the C17 portion which takes the
form of a projecting gabled wing with 6 x 4 cells of small framing
with an angle brace to the left and 3-light C19 windows to the ground
and first floors. Three-light C19 casement window to the gable
above. The lower timbers of this portion are coated with mastic. To
the left of this is the earlier portion, now clothed in C19 brick and
originally of one storey. This has a projecting gabled service wing
at left of centre and a lean-to at left and to right of these a
doorway with a moulded surround and a 2-light camber-headed ground
floor window with a similar window to the first floor. The earlier
portion has ridge chimney stacks at left of centre and far left and
the C17 portion has a C19 stack at right of the gable. The right hand
side has 9 x 3 cells of small framing on a projecting rendered
plinth. To the left is a C19 chimney stack, which is flush and
painted in simulation of timber framing. Angle braces to right and to
the fifth upright from right. The rear has the projecting C17 gabled
wing at left with small framing to the gable and at right of this the
single-storey earlier portion has three doorways, two 2-light casement
windows and a single-light casement at far right.
Interior: One pair of cruck beams to the older portion. Chamfered
ceiling beams and an ingle-nook fireplace with chamfered bressumer.
The C17 portion has ovolo-moulded ceiling beams to the ground floor.

Listing NGR: SJ7919857181

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

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