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Ashbank Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Odd Rode, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1032 / 53°6'11"N

Longitude: -2.2689 / 2°16'8"W

OS Eastings: 382092

OS Northings: 356260

OS Grid: SJ820562

Mapcode National: GBR 01Q.H5T

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.38TB

Entry Name: Ashbank Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56551

Location: Odd Rode, Cheshire East, ST7

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Odd Rode

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Odd Rode All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NW Scholar Green

7/78 Ashbank Farmhouse
- II*

Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17. Timber framed with rendered brick and
wattle-and-daub infill with a plain tile roof. Two storeys with
attic. Baffle entry plan. The entrance front has at right a gabled
wing with 7 x 4 cells of small-framing with angle braces and 3-light
C20 metal casement windows to the ground and first floors. Jettied
gable above with 2-light C19 attic casement window. To the left of
this are 7 x 4 cells of uneven small framing with an angle brace
supported on a stone and brick plinth with, at ground floor level, a
doorway at right and a 3-light C20 metal framed window to left. The
first floor has a C17 canted oriel window supported on stepped
brackets which are carved from the upright posts below. This has
ovolo-moulded mullions. Much of the timber on this front has had
timber planking applied to disguise rotten wood. To the roof is a
massive chimney stack rendered to its lower body and with an upper
stage of yellow C19 brick. To the left is a lower flush range of C19
English garden wall bond brick with 3-light windows to the ground and
first floors with tile sills. Late C19 lean-to to the far left. The
right hand side has 10 x 4 cells of small-framing with angle braces to
right and left and to the third post from the right supported on a
stone and brick plinth. Single light first floor window to right of
centre and a blocked 2-light window to the right of this with timber
mullion. The rear has a gabled wing at left which has 6 x 4 cells of
small framing with angle braces, a blank door to left of centre, a
mezzanine staircase window at right and a 3-light first floor C20
casement window to the first floor. Jettied gable with chamfered
bressumer and a 3-light C19 window. To the right of this are 5 x 2
cells of uneven small-framing at ground floor level with a catslide
roof above.
Interior: The parlour has ovolo-moulded ceiling beams with ogee stops
and wall posts with decoratively moulded consoles with small-scale
sawtooth decoration. Ingle nook fireplace with a massive
ovolo-moulded bressumer with ogee end stops. Chamfered rafters
between the ceiling beams. Further ground floor room with similar
wall posts, brackets and ceiling beams. Three doorways with ogee
heads. Small framing to the staircase walls. The staircase has 4
flights with quarter-turn and half-landings. The newels have
chamfered corners and faceted ball-finial with saw-tooth moulding.
Turned balusters and plain handrail. Ovolo-moulded ceiling beams to
the first floor with chamfered rafters between. Six plank doors
mostly of C17 date with strap hinges. The attics have two purlins and
ridge with wind bracing. Queen-post trusses with angle braces and
wattle and daub infill.

Listing NGR: SJ8209256260

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

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