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Charles Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


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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