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Description: Eye Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150494
OS Grid Reference: SO4958763854
OS Grid Coordinates: 349587, 263854
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2705, -2.7402
EYE, MORETON &
SO 46 SE ASHTON CP
6/4 Eye Court Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16 north wing extended during C17, further remodelled
during late C18, C20 alterations. Part timber-framed with painted brick
infill and largely encased in brick and sandstone rubble, sandstone rubble
plinth and stacks with brick shafts, part Welsh slate, part tiled roofs.
L-shaped plan with earlier wing extending to north, and additional wing to
west, axial and lateral stacks, present entrance to west front. Two and
three storeys. West front: two-storey section to left with two 2-light
casement windows, main house with one 3-light casement window and one
similar 2-light window to left, with one similar 3-light window and a
further 3-light casement window with segmental head to right. Ground floor:
one 3-light casement window with brick relieving arch to left of doorway
with gabled canopy and ledged door, one similar 3-light window and one 4-
light casement window to right, gable end of cross-wing to right with 3-
light casement window in gable; 3-light window to first floor and 4-light
window to ground floor, projecting canted bay window addition to left-hand
return of cross-wing. English bond brickwork to east (rear) of building
with relieving arches over window openings. Interior retains some chamfered
beams. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 60).
Listing NGR: SO4958763854
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Source: English Heritage
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