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Higher Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mottram St Andrew, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.305 / 53°18'18"N

Longitude: -2.1896 / 2°11'22"W

OS Eastings: 387459

OS Northings: 378691

OS Grid: SJ874786

Mapcode National: GBR FZ46.RY

Mapcode Global: WHBBG.B6K4

Entry Name: Higher Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58250

Location: Mottram St. Andrew, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Mottram St. Andrew

Built-Up Area: Mottram St Andrew

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


5/87 Higher Farmhouse


Farmhouse: late C16/early C17 with early and later C18 brickwork
facade and some C20 alterations. Partly timber framed, partly
brickwork of 3 phases, bonds and 1 section with purple headers;
all on stone plinth. Composition tile roof and 2 brick chimneys.
H-plan rectangular house with internal cross-passage behind the stack.
2-storey 5-bay front. Gabled end bays have 3-light wooden casements
with applied lattice-leaded glazing below, 2 lights above; all with
flat wedged brick heads. C20 framed and boarded door with similar
head. Right end and rear of gables show timber small framing with
angle bracing of wall plate and truss of tiebeam and 2 diagonal
struts. 2 lattice-leaded casements and a board door with iron strap

Interior: timber-framed partition walls, massive central ashlar stack
with chamfered cambered fire beam. Parlour has chamfered and flat
stopped ceiling beam and some C17 wainscotting and a 6-panelled cellar

A typical Mottram estate farm of which Keeper's Close (q.v.) was
another example.

Listing NGR: SJ8745978691

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

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