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Latitude: 53.3057 / 53°18'20"N
Longitude: -2.0323 / 2°1'56"W
OS Eastings: 397941
OS Northings: 378748
OS Grid: SJ979787
Mapcode National: GBR GZ76.SQ
Mapcode Global: WHBBJ.R5DM
Entry Name: Charles Head House
Listing Date: 9 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136702
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58023
Location: Rainow, Cheshire East, SK10
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Rainow
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Rainow Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 97 NE RAINOW C.P. CHARLES HEAD
3/110 Charles Head House.
Small manor house: late C16/early C17 with alterations dated 1764.
Coursed squared buff sandstone rubble with pink sandstone quoins.
Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 3 stone chimneys.
Rectangular lobby-entry house. 2-storey, 4-bay front. The windows
are 3-light tall, square-sectioned stone mullions (one altered) one
which has 2 leaded light casements. Towards left is a gabled porch
with an ashlar front and RP (for Robert Pott) 1764 carved above.
Behind is original chamfered doorcase and 4-board door. Each side of
house has a rebated 2-light chamfered stone mullion. Extensions to
rear join house to farmhouse.
Interior: Has lost oak baffle. Exposed ceiling beams. Windows have
mullions chamfered behind mid C18 panelled window seats and recessed
shutters with raised fields. Fireplace in grey sandstone with beaded
edges and reeded mantelpiece with good iron range. 2 6-panelled doors
with raised fields. Room to right has panelled window seat and
cupboards with ogee-handed panels in chimney breast. To rear dogleg
staircase has turned column balusters, moulded hand rail and beaded
square revels. Panelling under stairs. 2 2-panelled doors upstairs
and number of 3 & 4 board doors.
Listing NGR: SJ9794178748
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