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Lowerbrook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2855 / 53°17'7"N

Longitude: -2.0716 / 2°4'17"W

OS Eastings: 395321

OS Northings: 376505

OS Grid: SJ953765

Mapcode National: GBR FZZF.9Y

Mapcode Global: WHBBJ.4PS4

Entry Name: Lowerbrook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58063

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)

3/152 Lowerbrook Farmhouse


Farmhouse: early C18 with C20 alterations. Coursed squared buff
sandstone rubble. Partly Kerridge stone-slate, partly Welsh slate
roof, long central ridge chimney. Square in plan. 2½-storey,
symmetrical 3-bay west front. End bays have 3-light C20 wooden
casements on 1st 2 storeys and 3-light chamfered stone mullions in ½
storey, with leaded lights. Semi-circular rubble arched doorcase. To
rear similar mullioned windows in ½ storey and a taller 3 and 4-light
weakly chamfered stone mullions on ground storey.
Interior: Central passage with pair of rooms to either side and
fireplaces in the partition walls. 1st 2 flight of dogleg staircase
have moulded handrail and turned column balusters. Number of
2-panelled doors with raised fields"and wooden handles and latches,
and a 4-board door with iron-strap hinges. Some exposed sawn
chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Remains of brick oven in one
chimney breast.

An unusual plan for the area, of double-pile type with a central

Listing NGR: SJ9532176505

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

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