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Lower House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3469 / 53°20'48"N

Longitude: -2.333 / 2°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 377925

OS Northings: 383383

OS Grid: SJ779833

Mapcode National: GBR DY4Q.PY

Mapcode Global: WH992.449K

Entry Name: Lower House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58390

Location: Ashley, Cheshire East, WA15

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Ashley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Ashley St Elizabeth

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


4/15 Lower House Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C18 with C19 additions. Red English garden wall
bond brick. Slate roof. Single range with C19 wing and outshut to
rear. Two storeys. Entrance front of 3 bays, central basket arched
window (probably originally doorway) with tablet above containing
latin inscription identifying house as built by William Meredith Bart
in 1733 and remodelled by Egerton of Tatton in 1888. Windows to
either side have splayed heads with keystones, containing 3-light
casements; upper windows have replaced voussoirs. Porch to left-hand
side of 1888 forming entry to hunting lodge of one room only of two
bays superimposed on extreme left hand bay and causing removal of
penultimate left-hand window to the right. Gable ends both have round
openings (now bricked in). C19 ovolo-moulded ground floor window of 2
lights to right-hand side gable end.
Interior: long, stout, chamfered and end stopped beams to parlour and
present kitchen.

Listing NGR: SJ7792583383

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

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