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Top Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Farndon, Cheshire West and Chester

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SJ 45 SW

North Side

Top Farm


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

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

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