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High Lawn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowdon, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.376 / 53°22'33"N

Longitude: -2.3574 / 2°21'26"W

OS Eastings: 376317

OS Northings: 386630

OS Grid: SJ763866

Mapcode National: GBR CYZD.FJ

Mapcode Global: WH98V.RDLR

Plus Code: 9C5V9JGV+92

Entry Name: High Lawn

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212800

ID on this website: 101067926

Location: Rosehill, Trafford, Greater Manchester, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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High Lawn


House, now flats. c.1865. Rendered brickwork with ashlar
dressings and slate roof. Square in plan with central
staircase, two storeys and a large addition in a similar style
to the left. Three by three bays with stone plinth, banded
rustication to ground floor, first-floor sill band, blocking
course, eaves cornice and parapet. Symmetrical about a
2-storey projecting porch with large window opening flanked by
pilasters over an Ionic tetrastyle recessed porch, the
cornice continuing into the first floor sill band. Total of
three windows with architraves, sill panels and sash windows.
The symmetry is broken by two later windows to the left first
floor and a later bay window which is nevertheless in
keeping. The 3-bay garden elevation is dominated by a
2-storey bow window with a sash window to each side on each
storey. A large belvedere of a slightly later date
dominates the roof and has oval corner lights, rows of lights
separated by pilasters, and an elaborate cast-iron ridge.
The chimneys are also prominent features. The 4-bay wing to
the left is detailed in a similar manner. INTERIOR: fine
twisted baluster stair with carved newel column, oval
belvedere light above and wall paintings.

Listing NGR: SJ7631786630

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