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Latitude: 53.1857 / 53°11'8"N
Longitude: -2.8365 / 2°50'11"W
OS Eastings: 344201
OS Northings: 365726
OS Grid: SJ442657
Mapcode National: GBR 7D.37J0
Mapcode Global: WH88G.D6J3
Entry Name: Set of 6 Bread Ovens in the North Garden Wall of the Old Hall
Listing Date: 22 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187255
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55461
Location: Christleton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Christleton
Built-Up Area: Waverton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Christleton St James
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 46 NW CHRISTLETON C.P. LITTLE HEATH ROAD
3/15 Set of 6 bread ovens in
the north garden wall of
the Old Hall
Set of 6 bread ovens: probably early C18. At the west end of the
north wall is a block in handmade red brick. This has 2 tiers of 3
rectangular openings with segmental brick heads. (All now blocked).
These would have been the openings to bread ovens with one of the
lower tier probably being a firebox. The ovens survive, cased in
brick to the rear.
Timber-framed houses often had external ovens, but this is a
remarkably large group.
Listed for group value only.
Listing NGR: SJ4420165726
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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