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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
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
SJ3377 HADLOW ROAD, Willaston Village
794-1/10/113 (East side)
27/12/62 Ashtree Farmhouse
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.
In cross wing, exposed beams and joists at first and second
floor level, exposed purlins.
Listing NGR: SJ3301877468
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