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Church House,timber framed building,Tarvin, Cheshire, England, UK

Church House,timber framed building,Tarvin, Cheshire, England, UK Stock Photo

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Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo

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5280 x 3648 px | 44.7 x 30.9 cm | 17.6 x 12.2 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

11 July 2020


Church Street, Tarvin, Cheshire, England, UK, CH3 8EB

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Formerly parlour wing of farmhouse, now a house: mid-late C16, chimney inserted 1658 with C19 extension to rear and alterations. Timber-framed with brick nogging on stone plinth. Brick extension to rear. Welsh slate roof and a lateral ashlar stack contained within the house with 2 diamond brick stacks. 2-storey and attic, 1-bay front under gable. Slight jetties at 1st and 2nd floor with ovolo moulded tiebeams. Ground storey has an inserted 12-pane window into a line of studs, a line of chevrons and at the top a pair of blocked 4-light wood mullioned windows. First storey has a C20 steel casement above the original sill. There is a line of quartrefoils, a line of chevron and 2 similar mullioned windows. Gable rebuilt in brick with black painted timbers and a small pane window. Panelling to the side is undecorated except for some chevron work. Inserted door and windows. Interior: Two rooms in each floor in old part. Main room has corner fireplace with moulded stone fireplace, damaged by insertion of brick and cast-iron grate. 2 corbels help carry exposed joists; ovolo-moulded ceiling beam. Room to rear has cast-iron fireplace and an heraldic plaster panel with the date 1658. Main room upstairs has good moulded sandstone fireplace and moulded stone mantelshelf with gilded plaster devices above. Ovolo-moulded ceiling beam. Roof trusses of tiebeam, 2 diagonal struts and short collars.

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