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Semi Derelict Building at the Corner of Whitchurch Road and Rowton Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Rowton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1746 / 53°10'28"N

Longitude: -2.8251 / 2°49'30"W

OS Eastings: 344948

OS Northings: 364484

OS Grid: SJ449644

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.447Q

Mapcode Global: WH88G.KGYM

Entry Name: Semi Derelict Building at the Corner of Whitchurch Road and Rowton Lane

Listing Date: 22 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55509

Location: Rowton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Rowton

Built-Up Area: Waverton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Christleton St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(West Side)

5/60 Semi-derelict building
at the corner of Whitchurch
Road and Rowton Lane


Part of a farmhouse now unused: probably early C17. Red sandstone rubble
and a later brick north wall. Thatched roof covered with corrugated iron.
1-storey, 1-bay east front. Small square window towards right side.
Interior: replaced purlins and cleft rafters.

There is strong local tradition that it was used as a hospital for the wounded
after the battle of Rowton Moor, 1645, fought in the fields surrounding it.
The later brick farmhouse that was attached was demolished in the 1950's.

Listing NGR: SJ4494864484

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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