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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ECCLESTON FERRY FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1130635

Location

ECCLESTON FERRY FARMHOUSE, ALDFORD ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityHuntington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55500

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History

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Details

SJ 46 SW HUNTINGTON C P ALDFORD ROAD (West Side)

5/51 Eccleston Ferry Farmhouse.

GV II

Farmhouse: dated 1887 by John Douglas for the 1st Duke of Westminster. Ruabon red brick with red sandstone dressings and some timberframing in upper storey. L-shaped plan. 2-storey 4-bay west front. Stone plinth. Right end bay projects under gable with timber framed upper storey with round-headed panels and curved bracing. 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed window. Upper-storey on wooden brackets over canted lower storey with small ogee-headed lights under a continuous label mould. Central 2 bays have a porch with a segmental stone doorcase with date and initials on the lintel. To right and above in gabled dormer are windows of 2 ogee-headed lights. Left end bay has blue brick diapering and an inserted C20 window. Interior: original oak turned baluster staircase but remainder somewhat altered.

In picturesque position, especially from Eccleston side of the river, and alongside the historic crossing point.

Listing NGR: SJ4161562156

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National Grid Reference: SJ 41615 62156

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