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A Grade II Listed Building in Broxton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.0863 / 53°5'10"N

Longitude: -2.7661 / 2°45'57"W

OS Eastings: 348787

OS Northings: 354613

OS Grid: SJ487546

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.9LLP

Mapcode Global: WH88W.HP1C

Plus Code: 9C5V36PM+GH

Entry Name: Bankhead

Listing Date: 19 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404725

ID on this website: 101229961

Location: Barnhill, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Broxton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tattenhall St Alban

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Dower house

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8/12 Bankhead


House, 1864, by Alfred Waterhouse, built as a dower house for the
Bolesworth Estate. Red brick in header bond with red sandstone
dressings; roof of banded shaped tiles with hipped gables and pierced
bargeboards carries ridge chimneys with octagonal flues. An irregular
plan, originally of 3 bays extended (in identical style) 2 bays to
right. An irregular pattern of 1, 2 and 3 light windows with
shouldered splays to jambs and mullions, contains recessed sashes
without bars; staircase and porch windows have lattice leads. Gabled
porch contains shaped double doors of oak in arched opening; ornate
boot-scrapers. A square bay window right of porch supports smaller
canted bay to bedroom above. Stone bands. Ornate circular windows in
the 2 main gables.
Interior: Broad dogleg stair with shaped newels and good turned
balusters. Substantial 4-panel doors in heavy casings. All joinery
is of pine. The massing and detailing is, for Waterhouse, plain and

Listing NGR: SJ4878754613

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