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Description: Disused Farmhouse at Ngr Sj 4142 3679
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260806
OS Grid Reference: SJ4142036790
OS Grid Coordinates: 341420, 336790
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9253, -2.8728
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. COPTIVINEY
SJ 43 NW
SJ 4142 3679
5/106 Disused farmhouse at
- N.G.R. SJ 4142 3679
Farmhouse, now disused. Mid-C17 with later additions and alterations.
Timber framed with red brick infill and plinth; slate roof. 2 storeys;
4 framed bays. Framing: slightly irregular tall rectangular panels, 3
from cill to wall-plate with slightly raised eaves. Right gable end
has collar and slightly cambered tie beam truss with raking struts from
tie beam to principal rafters and vertical strut to collar. Slate hanging
to left gable end. Small C19 casements in panels of framing, one to
either side of roughly central entrance on ground floor with one to left
and 2 to right on first floor. Segmental-headed boarded door under C19
gabled brick porch has external lateral stack to right with red brick stack
behind ridge to left. Timber framed outshut to rear, formerly with
continuous catslide roof, has raised eaves. Late C18 or early C19 two-
storey red brick addition at right-angles to rear on left has integral end
stack. Early C19 red brick lean-to with toothed eaves cornice attached
to left gable end of main range. Interior. Right ground-floor room has
deep-chamfered cross beam with flat heavy joists to front and chamfered
joists behind. Chamfered wall posts visible to front and rear. Light
timber framed partition separates room from part to right open to roof.
Centre room has chamfered spine beam and chamfered joists and infilled
inglenook fireplace with C19 cast-iron range to stack behind ridge.
Small leaded casement to original back wall. Left room has slighter
twin chamfered spine beams and joists with panelled corner cupboard to
front right corner. C19 cellar below has cast-iron pump and well.
Red brick addition to rear has large brick chimney with wooden lintel to
fireplace and cast-iron sink with furnace below to left. 2 chamfered
spine beams to ceiling, which is largely missing at time of resurvey
(February 1987). Roof of main range has trusses (where visible) like
that exposed to right gable end externally. Plank doors throughout,
several with pointed strap hinges.
Listing NGR: SJ4142036790
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Source: English Heritage
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