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The Red Lion

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2018 / 53°12'6"N

Longitude: -2.3573 / 2°21'26"W

OS Eastings: 376228

OS Northings: 367247

OS Grid: SJ762672

Mapcode National: GBR 00F.BTP

Mapcode Global: WH99M.RSNB

Entry Name: The Red Lion

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406437

Location: Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East, CW4

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Holmes Chapel

Built-Up Area: Holmes Chapel

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Church Hulme (or Holmes Chapel) St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 76 NC Holmes Chapel

4/6 The Red Lion
(Formerly listed under
14.2.67 Church Hulme parish)


Public House, late C17. Pebble dashed brickwork with slate roof. 2
storeys and attic, 4 bays, including the 2 storey gabled porch. Rear
wings (east) complete an "F" shaped plan. Wide sashes with glazing
bars, stone sills and added shutters. Oak nine-panel door in oak
panelled porch. Large 3-sash canted bay north of the porch. Early
sash window with exposed weight boxes, ovolo moulded glazing, bars,
and 24 panes to first floor landing at rear (east). One pane has been
cut from a larger piece of glass on which a prayer has been scratched,
this reads:-
"and preserve Prince Charles" the second line reads "Amen I prey God".
Gable end and centre ridge stacks.
Interior: The Public Bar has a cambered inglenook beam and deep
bevelled beams. Staircase with heavy turned balusters, pulvinated
string and heavy moulded handrail. At landing level Queen Anne style
6-panel doors, with small central panel, and chamfered beams. Sealed
off room, said to be haunted.

Listing NGR: SJ7622867248

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

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