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School Farm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Appleton Thorn, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.349 / 53°20'56"N

Longitude: -2.5468 / 2°32'48"W

OS Eastings: 363699

OS Northings: 383702

OS Grid: SJ636837

Mapcode National: GBR BYNQ.F6

Mapcode Global: WH98Y.V2FY

Entry Name: School Farm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58957

Location: Appleton, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Appleton

Built-Up Area: Appleton Thorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Appleton Thorn St Cross

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 68 SW APPLETON C.P. STRETTON ROAD
(North Side)

6/21 School Farm Farmhouse.

II

Farmhouse, early C17 or before, rewalled circa 1800. Brick with grey
slate roof; oak wallplate survives (under front eaves) from former
timber frame. L-shaped; 1½ storeys; door and 3 windows to front; 2
windows to left side; left gable chimney; chimney on front ridge and
on ridge of left wing, all of brick. Small wood casement windows,
under skewback arches in lower storey. C19 porch with tiled gabled
roof on brackets.

Interior: The ingle nook in parlour right of entrance has a hood-beam
supported (right of nook) on a shaped stone pier with carved patterns.
Many chamfered oak beams of large section. Jowls survive from the
former oak frame at ground floor ceiling; oak purlins; doors of 3 wide
boards; one C17 oak door of small panels upstairs.


Listing NGR: SJ6369983702

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