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Ashtree Farmhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2899 / 53°17'23"N

Longitude: -3.0063 / 3°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 333018

OS Northings: 377468

OS Grid: SJ330774

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZFD.YC

Mapcode Global: WH87S.SKMQ

Entry Name: Ashtree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475649

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Willaston and Thornton

Built-Up Area: Willaston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Willaston Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


NESTON

SJ3377 HADLOW ROAD, Willaston Village
794-1/10/113 (East side)
27/12/62 Ashtree Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now dwelling. Early C17 with cross wing dated 1697
and with later alterations. Rendered brick nogged timber-frame
and stone dressed brickwork with slate roof and stone copings
with kneelers; stone stack.
EXTERIOR: the earlier timber-framed section is single storeyed
with an attic, of 2 bays with a single bay wing at the rear.
The added brick section has 2 storey and attic, 1 bay.
Cross wing has stone plinth. Large framing in lightweight
timbers with small arch braces. The apparent medieval
appearance of the facade is not confirmed by the interior
fabric. Softwood flush leaded casements in pairs. The single
attic window set within gabled half dormer.
The cross wing has flush stone quoins. Projecting brick bands
over first and second floor window heads, that at second floor
with dentil feature. Two elliptical openings in gable
surmounted by square tablet inscribed `I. W.E.' and the date.
3-light ogee stone mullion window ground floor and mullion and
transom first floor, both with rectangular leaded glazing.
INTERIOR: in timber-framed section an inglenook carved
firebeam. Two carved principal rafter trusses in rear wing,
which is single storey. Exposed ceiling beams and joists.
Cottage staircase.
In cross wing, exposed beams and joists at first and second
floor level, exposed purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ3301877468

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

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