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Laurel Bank and Workshop

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

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Coordinates

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
2/53
1/3/67

FARNDON C P
HIGH STREET
South Side

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

II

GV

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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