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Description: Falconer Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335882
OS Grid Reference: SK4419986227
OS Grid Coordinates: 444199, 386227
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3711, -1.3372
ASTON-CUM-AUGHTON FALCONER LANE
Farmhouse and cottage, derelict at time of resurvey. Early-mid C18. Red
brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys with cellars and attic, 5
bays with short wings to rear left and rear right. Central door in
chamfered, quoined ashlar surround. Casements with glazing bars and inset
opening light beneath segmental brick arches with blue and red headers; bay-1
window blind, bay-2 window altered. Plat band beneath similar 1st-floor
windows, bay-4 window blind. Shaped kneelers and gable copings on right;
renewed brick end stacks. Rear: hipped-roof wings linked by later ground-
floor infill, lateral stack with later shaft rises from main range.
Interior: substantial remains ot a dog-leg staircase with oak newels and
splat balusters, Bay 5 of house forms separate cottage with compact winding
stair in front-right corner; rear room has bread oven. Unusual
farmhouse/cottage combination; interesting example of C18 brickwork rare in
vernacular houses of the area.
Listing NGR: SK4419986227
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Source: English Heritage
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