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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: GODSCROFT HALL FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1261843

Location

GODSCROFT HALL FARMHOUSE, GODSCROFT LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityFrodsham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436349

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History

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Details

FRODSHAM C.P. GODSCROFT LANE SJ 57 NW (East Side) 2/70 Godscroft Hall Farmhouse. II Farmhouse probably early C18 (with some earlier reused materials), cased in sandstone and extended to right circa 1830 (datestone DW 1746 on brick farm building not included in this item). Coursed sandstone rubble; grey slate roofs. 2 storeys;4 windows. Left part has 4-panel door (flush lower panels) in simple classical case with panelled reveals and soffit; two 12-pane recessed sashes to each storey left of door; stump of large stone chimney (now disused) at rear opposite doorway. Right portion (about 1 metre taller than left portion) has 2 12-pane recessed sashes to each storey; flush brick gable chimney at junction of wings. C19 rear wing (ridge parallel with front) has no features of special interest. Interior: Ovolo oak beam in central front room; reused chamfered oak beam in left front room. 1-flight open string stair, circa 1830, has shaped brackets, turned balusters and curtail. Back stair, probably oak but painted, of early C18 type has tapered chamfered newels, swept rail and stick balusters. 1 ovolo and 1 chamfered oak beam upstairs. Broad-board softwood doors on H-L hinges. The farm is on the site of Godscroft cornmill; a long earth dam survives.

Listing NGR: SJ5032476740

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National Grid Reference: SJ 50324 76740

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