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FIRTREE FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FIRTREE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1086969

Location

FIRTREE FARMHOUSE, BIRCH TREE LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57578

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History

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Details

SJ 68 SW WHITLEY C.P. BIRCH TREE LANE West Side

2/112 Firtree Farmhouse

8/1/70

- II

Farmhouse, 1738; Flemish bond brown brick; slate roof. 3 storeys; 3 windows. Plain painted stone band at 1st floor; moulded cornice. Replaced 6-panel door with fanlight (glazing bars removed), in case with pilasters and pediment. Flush 12-pane sashes have inset dentilled architraves to sash-boxes; similar sashes of 6 panes to 3rd storey; flat gauged brick arches in lower 2 storeys; central opening in 3rd storey blocked, and with stone inset, inscribed W : SM : 1738. The datestone appears to be inserted, in which case the farmhouse is a little earlier. Flush gable chimneys. Small, recessed 2 storey addition right, in keeping. Interior: brick barrel vault to cellar under right room with stone steps on brick risers and stone-flagged floor. Threes-panel doors in lower storey; some oak beams with empty mortices which suggest the floor has been re-joisted; oak purlins, some recently refaced.

Listing NGR: SJ6303080791

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National Grid Reference: SJ 63030 80791

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