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Description: Great Chesters Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240723
OS Grid Reference: NY7046766860
OS Grid Coordinates: 370467, 566860
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9954, -2.4631
GREENHEAD B 6318
NY 76 NW
(North side, off)
12/75 Great Chesters
Farmhouse. Early-mid C18 with mid C19 additions. Coursed rubble, rendered on
front; purple slate roof and stone chimneys. Original 3-storey, 2-bay main
block with C19 2-storey, one-bay addition on right. C19 gabled stone porch
with boarded door and 4-pane overlight at junction between builds. Main block:
4-pane sashes in C19 openings on ground floor; 2 replaced sashes in raised
surrounds on first floor; central horizontal window in raised surround immediately
below eaves. Roof has coped gables and shaped kneelers. End stacks with top
ledges and water tables. Slightly lower addition has 4-pane sashes on each
floor. Roof, with lower eaves and ridge, has coped right gable. Right end
stack with top band. C19 2-storey outshut and gabled porch on rear of main
block. Interior: roof of main block has 2 pairs of upper crucks with collars;
crucks carry 2 rows of adzed purlins and are crossed at ridge piece. Single-
storey farmbuilding on left return is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NY7046766860
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Source: English Heritage
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