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Wigsey Farmhouse, Warburton

Description: Wigsey Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212944

OS Grid Reference: SJ7006689521
OS Grid Coordinates: 370066, 389521
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4017, -2.4517

Location: Paddock Lane, Warburton, Trafford WA13 9SZ

Locality: Warburton
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA13 9SZ

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/183 Wigsey Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 with later additions and alterations.
English garden wall bond brick with stone plinth and C20
roof covering. 3-unit baffle-entry plan with 2 storeys, a
2-storey wing and a lean-to at rear and a C19 porch. 3
bays, bays 1 and 2 showing signs of being raised in height,
bay 3 projecting and showing no such signs. Each bay has a
4-light casement with flat brick arch at ground floor and 3
or 4-light casement at first floor. 2 ridge chimney stacks
and Douglas-style porch (c.1880). Gable shows signs of
raised roofline. Rear wing appears to be later but
incorporates a 2-light ovolo-moulded timber mullion window
of C17. A cruck is concealed between units 1 and 2.
Chamfered beams to ground floor, ovolo-moulded to house-part
which includes a spere and bressumer beam. The spere has a
chamfered post with stepped stop.

Listing NGR: SJ7006689521

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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