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Latitude: 53.3058 / 53°18'21"N
Longitude: -2.0328 / 2°1'57"W
OS Eastings: 397914
OS Northings: 378767
OS Grid: SJ979787
Mapcode National: GBR GZ76.QN
Mapcode Global: WHBBJ.R56H
Entry Name: Charles Head Farmhouse
Listing Date: 9 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138951
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58024
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
3/111 Charles Head Farmhouse.
Farmhouse: late C16/early C17 but C18 and major C20 alterations.
Coursed buff sandstone blocks. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone
ridge and 2 stone chimneys. L-shaped plan. 2-storey, 3-bay north
front. End bays have C20 small pane windows with rock faced lintels.
Similar over C20 door. Rear has 3-light square-sectioned mullion with
dovecote above, and 2-light rebated chamfered stone mullion visible in
Charles Head House kitchen.
Interior: 3-room plan. Parlour has ovolo-moulded ceiling beam and
fireplace with bead moulded heavy stone lintel. To rear of fireplace
remains of oven some chamfered beams upstairs. Date'of 1591
reportedly found in repairing other fireplace.
Joined to and formerly interconnecting with Charles Head House (q.v.).
A C20 single storey extension to the right is not included in the
Listing NGR: SJ9791478767
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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