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Grove House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerford Booths, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1968 / 53°11'48"N

Longitude: -2.2395 / 2°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 384095

OS Northings: 366667

OS Grid: SJ840666

Mapcode National: GBR 11X.QLN

Mapcode Global: WHBBT.KXS3

Plus Code: 9C5V5QW6+P5

Entry Name: Grove House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56587

Location: Somerford Booths, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Somerford Booths

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Eaton with Hulme Walfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Grove House Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 with C17 and early C19 additions and alterations. Timber framed with brick infill and red Flemish bond brick and slate roof. Two storeys. T-shaped plan. The entrance front which forms the cross stroke of the T is of early C19 date and has 3 bays symmetrically disposed. To the centre at ground floor level is a panelled wooden door surround with an open pediment in which is a door of 6 flush panels with a fanlight above. To either side are sash windows of 4 x 4 panels with ashlar sills and wedge lintels which have projecting triple keystones. To the first floor are three similar windows. The left hand side has a blank gable end at right but at left and recessed
is the C16 wing refaced in the C17 and again in the C19 with a stone slate roof. This side of it is entirely of C19 brick with C20 fenestration having a C20 window at right and a 3-light window at left with a doorway at left of centre. To the first floor at right and left are 2-light raking semi-dormer windows. The right hand side has a similar blank gable end at left with the older wing recessed at right and having brick walling to the ground floor and first floor right, and at left an ovolo-moulded bressumer now embedded in the wall supporting close studding with an angle brace at left.

INTERIOR: C17 chamfered ceiling beams to the ground floor and one pair of base crucks resting on sandstone plinths and originally having two spurs each and a collar beam. Niches in the sides of the crucks to accommodate the principals show that the pitch of the roof has been altered.

Listing NGR: SJ8409566667

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