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Latitude: 53.159 / 53°9'32"N
Longitude: -2.8629 / 2°51'46"W
OS Eastings: 342399
OS Northings: 362779
OS Grid: SJ423627
Mapcode National: GBR 7C.4T8Z
Mapcode Global: WH88G.0V0L
Entry Name: Grange Farmhouse
Listing Date: 1 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55495
Location: Huntington, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Huntington
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Bruera St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 46 SW HUNTINGTON C P ALDFORD ROAD
5/46 Grange Farmhouse.
Farmhouse: dated 1653, upper storey rebuilt late C18 and late C19
addition to rear. English garden wall bond and Flemish bond orange
brick. Welsh slate roof and 2 brick chimneys. Rectangular plan with
2 short ranges to rear. 3-storey, symmetrical 3-bay front. Brick
plinth, plain pilasters between bays on ground and 1st floor and a
moulded band at 1st floor, treated as a cornice with remains of
keyblocks over the windows (or possibly indications of central
pilasters). End bays have inserted 3-light windows with small-pane
iron casements under cambered brick heads, with 2-light casements in
half dormers in top storey. Projecting gabled 3-storey porch has
4-centred headed stone doorcase with restored lintel reading AD 1653
EBM, and graffito GV 1755 on jamb. 2 small windows above. Plain band
on both floors of the remainder.
Interior: 1 chamfered ceiling beam and a restored 4-centred headed
stone fireplace. Remaining fittings in pine. -
If the date is correct, this is remarkably early use of classical
detailing on a vernacular building.
Listing NGR: SJ4239962779
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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