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Bell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Macefen and Bradley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0037 / 53°0'13"N

Longitude: -2.713 / 2°42'46"W

OS Eastings: 352248

OS Northings: 345393

OS Grid: SJ522453

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.GTRC

Mapcode Global: WH899.9RBN

Entry Name: Bell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485816

Location: Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Macefen and Bradley, Cheshire West and Chester, SY13

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Macefen and Bradley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tushingham St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

TUSHINGHAM CUM GRINDLEY

SJ54NW Bell Farmhouse
1150/3/10002
02-OCT-00

II

Farmhouse. Mid C18. Dated 1765 on rainwater head inscribed TVB (?). Mid and late C20 alterations and additions. Red brick, with additions in fletton brick, and Welsh slate roofs with 3 rebuilt gable stacks. Plinth, cogged eaves. 2 storeys, bays; L-plan. Windows are mainly segment headed cross casements. Symmetrical front has central fluted doorcase with canopy on brackets and fielded 6-panel door with mullioned overlight. Above, a 2-light window. And on each side, a 3-light window below. Rear wing has lean-to additions to south and west, and C20 fenestration.
INTERIOR: Central hallway has C18 stair with double turned balusters, turned newel, and heavy moulded handrail. Ground floor front rooms have 2-panel doors and span beams, that to left cased, that to right chamfered. That to left has C18 cupboard, that to right, principal fireplace. Left rear door has 2-panel door, chamfered joists and corner fireplace. Main room in rear wing has 3 span beams; the central beam has stops. First floor front room, to left, has 2-panel door and C18 fireplace. Left room has chamfered span beam and exposed joists. Other rooms have beaded board doors. Attics have double-purlin roof, and are divided by stud and board partitions approx. 6ft high.


Listing NGR: SJ5224845393

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

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