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Laurel Bank and Workshop

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

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Latitude: 53.0849 / 53°5'5"N

Longitude: -2.8783 / 2°52'41"W

OS Eastings: 341270

OS Northings: 354548

OS Grid: SJ412545

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.9PBD

Mapcode Global: WH88T.RQLD

Entry Name: Laurel Bank and Workshop

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Last Amended: 28 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404017

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

South Side

Laurel Bank and Workshop
(formerly "House 75 yards S.W.of Chapel House")



House and workshop, mid C18 perhaps reusing earlier features. Flemish bond brown
brick; grey slate roof. 3 storeys; 3 windows; asymmetrical. Rusticated quoins.
6-panel oak door left of centre under shallow-gabled porch roof on scroll-shaped
brackets. Flush 12-pane sashes to lower 2 storeys under wedge lintels with false
voussoir blocks and double keystones; flush 6-pane sashes to 3rd storey; stone
cills. 2-storey wing left with cartway under storeroom with wood-latticed opening
and winch-arm to rear; workshop range returns left of rear yard.
Interior: Rock-cut cellar. Altered inglenook and 2 nick-stopped oak beams with
lozenges and roses carved on soffits and coved panels between, in left room;
oak joists and some old plasterwork in other rooms; oak boarded inner back door
and door to rear room. Oak stair of 1 flight per storey has winders at foot and
head; oak rear stair with winders turns through 180° between each floor. Left room
of 2nd storey has chamfered oak beams and inglenook with bevelled bressummer;
broad oak board floors in left and central room; pine floor in right room, oak
doors of 2 and 3 panels; stop-chamfered oak beams. 3rd storey has oak purlins,
the front one squint bridled and pine rafters.

Listing NGR: SJ 41270 54548

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

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