History in Structure

Northern Barn to Holly Bank Farm

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

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.2631 / 53°15'47"N

Longitude: -2.9654 / 2°57'55"W

OS Eastings: 335700

OS Northings: 374448

OS Grid: SJ357744

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZQP.SZ

Mapcode Global: WH880.F74R

Plus Code: 9C5V727M+6R

Entry Name: Northern Barn to Holly Bank Farm

Listing Date: 18 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487547

ID on this website: 101271474

Location: Ledsham, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH66

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Ledsham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Capenhurst Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

Find accommodation in



Northern Barn to Holly Bank Farm


Farm outbuilding. C17 or earlier, with C19 and C20 alterations. Timber framing with replacement brick walling and a corrugated iron roof covering.
PLAN: Linear range, aligned north-east / south -west
EXTERIOR: North-west elevation with red brick exterior walls incorporating boarded taking-in doors at eaves level, and off-centre double doorway with vertically planked doors. Doorway to right hand end and set-back lean-to against gable wall.
INTERIOR: Internal stuctural timber frame made up of 4 cruck trusses supporting a single purlin roof. The cruck blades terminate above collar level, and are extended to the apex by supplementary principles which are set on the extended ends of the tie beams. These timbers are cross-lapped to support diagonally -set ridge purlins. Cross-lapped, face-halved wind bracing to some bays. Some structural timbers with empty seatings indicating re-use. Substantial wall plates with empty mortices to soffits , indicating stud positions in now-removed wall framing.
A substantial timber- framed vernacular building of C17 date or earlier, with replacement brick walling now concealing the evidence of the buildings' earlier origins, notably the interior cruck framing.

Listing NGR: SJ3570074448

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.