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Tower Hill Farm (Not Tower Hill)

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2794 / 53°16'45"N

Longitude: -2.0796 / 2°4'46"W

OS Eastings: 394788

OS Northings: 375822

OS Grid: SJ947758

Mapcode National: GBR FZXJ.K4

Mapcode Global: WHBBJ.0TZV

Entry Name: Tower Hill Farm (Not Tower Hill)

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Last Amended: 27 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58067

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

RAINOW
In the entry for: TOWER HILL
(West Side)
Tower Hill and attached farm-
2/156 building

The item shall be amended to read: No 2 Tower Hill Farm (Not
Tower Hill)

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SJ 97 NW RAINOW C.P. TOWER HILL
(West Side)

2/156 Tower Hill and attached
farmbuilding

GV II

Farmhouse: mid C17 with C19 alterations. Washed, coursed squared buff
sandstone rubble. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 2 stone
chimneys. 2½ storey, 3-bay front. End bays have 3-light wooden
casements under rough stone lintels. Central bay has door behind
wooden porch with a 2-light and a single light above. To sides and
rear are rubble hood moulds.
Interior: Major partitions are stone rubble but party walls are timber
framed with stone flags as infill. Most doors are C17, 5-panelled
with reeded rails. Dogleg staircase, with simple handrail, square
newels and no balusters. Some wide boarding used as panelling and
original roof structure.

Attached farm buildings: partly C17 and a shippon dated 1743.
Materials as farmhouse. Z-shaped plan of former cottage now garage
and 2 shippons. Rectangular openings have wooden or rough stone
lintels.


Listing NGR: SJ9478875822

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