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Hollyhedge Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0746 / 53°4'28"N

Longitude: -2.3994 / 2°23'57"W

OS Eastings: 373338

OS Northings: 353112

OS Grid: SJ733531

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.BCPL

Mapcode Global: WH9B6.3ZPB

Entry Name: Hollyhedge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57130

Location: Weston, Cheshire East, CW2

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Weston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Weston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

WESTON C.P. MAIN ROAD
SJ 75 SW
2/52 Hollyhedge Farmhouse
12.1.67

- II*

Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17. Timber framed with rendered infill
with a plain and fishscale tile roof. Two storeys. Road front:
gabled slightly projecting wing at right with stone plinth common to
whole building. 9 x 2 cells of small framing to each floor and 3-light
ovolo moulded casement window to centre of each floor. Jettied first
floor and gable with ovolo-moulded bressumers and decorated brackets.
Decorative framing to the gable. To the left of this the body of the
house has 19 x 4 cells of small framing. There is a C19 or C20 gabled
timber framed porch to the re-entrant angle with the wing and to the
left of this are two 3-light ground floor windows. The first floor
has three 3-light windows. All the windows on this front are of C20
date and have mullioned ovolo-moulded surrounds. The roof has
alternating bands of plain and fishscale tiles. There are two massive
C20 chimney stacks to the ridge of the right hand wing and to the left
of the main ridge. The right hand side has 9 x 4 cells of small
framing with a passing tension brace at right. One 3-light ground
floor window and one 4-light similar window both having mullions and
ovolo surrounds. Left hand gable end has 8 x 2 cells of small framing
to the ground floor and a jettied first floor also with 8 x 2 cells of
small framing and a cyma-moulded bressumer supported on consoles.
Both floors have 3-light ovolo-moulded windows. The gable is also
jettied with an ovolo moulded bressumer supported on decorative
brackets. Rear: Gabled portion to far left flush with the main body
of the building but distinguished from it by jowled corner posts,
between which are 8 x 4 cells of small framing. The gable is jettied
and has an ovolo-moulded bressumer with small framing to the gable.
Both the ground and first floor windows are of three lights. To the
right of this are 20 x 4 cells of small framing with one 3 and one
4-light ground floor window at left and right respectively and a
similar arrangement to the first floor with a 6-panel C19 or C20 door
between at ground floor level.
Interior: The ground floor has massive beams to two rooms with ovolo
mouldings and ogee stops supported on deeply carved brackets.
Small-framed dividing walls between rooms and to staircase well. The
sitting room has an ingle nook fireplace with one ashlar side wall.
C17 doors to the ground floor with run-through panelling. The first
floor has heavy chamfered beams supported on brackets. The house was
heavily restored early in the C20 but the timber frame was largely
untouched.


Listing NGR: SJ7333853112

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