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Goldstraw Farmhouse and Attached Farm Building to North West

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

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Latitude: 53.276 / 53°16'33"N

Longitude: -3.0482 / 3°2'53"W

OS Eastings: 330202

OS Northings: 375963

OS Grid: SJ302759

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z4K.WB

Mapcode Global: WH87S.4XRD

Plus Code: 9C5R7XG2+CP

Entry Name: Goldstraw Farmhouse and Attached Farm Building to North West

Listing Date: 27 December 1962

Last Amended: 29 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475685

Location: Neston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Neston

Built-Up Area: Neston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Neston St Mary and St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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NESTON ROAD, Ness Village
(West side)

Goldstraw Farmhouse and attached farm building to north-west

(Formerly Listed as: NESTON ROAD, Ness, Goldstraw Farmhouse and barn adjoining to the north-west of Goldstraw Farmhouse)



Farmhouse and attached farm building, part of farm building
now garage. C17 with later alterations; house re-roofed in
MATERIALS: house of brown brick in English garden-wall bond on
high plinth of rubble stone; brick coped concrete tile roof
with brick end stacks and ogee-moulded kneelers. Farm building
of squared sandstone and mottled brick in English garden-wall
bond; slate roof with stone coped gables.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 2-bay gabled front. 4-panel
bolection moulded door and sashes with stone sills and wedge
lintels at attic level, C20 top hung replacements elsewhere.
Left return: single sash windows with glazing bars towards
front end of ground and first floors: towards rear, gauged
brick arches to blocked windows survive. Raised brick bands at
first floor and eaves levels. Rear of house: horizontal
sliding sashes at attic level.
Farm building of 2 storeys and has garage door adjacent to
house: further left is board stable door between small
windows, all with heavy stone lintels. Loft has two full
length doors, one approached by outside ladder stair.
INTERIOR: house has early doors of 4 raised and fielded panels
on strap hinges: C17 dogleg staircase with winders, square
newels and balusters, closed string and heavy moulded
handrail: roll edge beam over fitted fireplace opening flanked
by panelled cupboards: wide boarded doors: exposed beams and
ceiling joists on two floors. Farm building has roof of king
post trusses, one without purlin struts.
HISTORY: the house was formerly Ness Manor.

Listing NGR: SJ 30202 75963

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