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Latitude: 53.085 / 53°5'5"N
Longitude: -2.8757 / 2°52'32"W
OS Eastings: 341445
OS Northings: 354552
OS Grid: SJ414545
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.9PZ3
Mapcode Global: WH88T.SQTC
Entry Name: Top Farm
Listing Date: 1 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1229034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403435
Location: Farndon, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Farndon
Built-Up Area: Farndon (Cheshire West and Chester)
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Farndon St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 45 SW
Farmhouse, now converted to shop and offices, mid C17 altered, of
local brown brick on projecting sandstone plinth with grey slate
roofs. Recessed 2-storey central portion between 2 cross-wings, that
to the left of 3 storeys and that to the right of 2 storeys, altered.
The wings are of small bricks of C17 type in irregular bond with plain
projecting bands at 1st floor. The left cross-wing has shaped gables
to front and rear with plain projecting cornices of brick. The
central portion is recased in larger brick, Flemish bond. Doors and
windows altered, but some in unaltered openings: the left crosswing
has a 2-light window of 4-pane flush sashes to lower storey and 1 C20
casement to each storey above; the central portion has a recessed
porch in each corner with a 3-light and 8-pane sash between and a
4-pane sash to upper storey; the right wing has similar sashes on
lower and upper storeys. Shaped lateral chimney of brick, probably
C17, on left cross-wing.
Interior: Altered inglenook with hoodbeam behind left porch; shaped
oak handrail and splat balusters at stair head in left wing; framed
partition has wattle and daub panels in upper storey of right wing;
all else is altered.
Listing NGR: SJ 41445 54552
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